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Spicy Ginataang Hipon Recipe

This is a recipe for Spicy Ginataang Hipon or Spicy Shrimp in Coconut Milk
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time23 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 ½ lb. medium shrimp with head and shells on
  • 1 pack Knorr Ginataang Gulay mix
  • 3 pieces long green pepper siling pansigang, sliced into thin pieces
  • 2 to 5 pieces bird’s eye chili siling labuyo, chopped
  • 2 thumbs ginger minced
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • ½ cup chopped scallions
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ¾ cup lukewarm water
  • Fish sauce patis to taste (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Prepare the gata by combining lukewarm water and Knorr Ginataang Gulay mix. Stir and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pot
  • Sauté garlic, onion, and ginger
  • Once the onion starts to get soft, add the green pepper, scallions, and chili. Stir and continue to cook for 1 minute.
  • Pour the gata mixture into the pot. Let boil.
  • Add the shrimp. Continue to cook while stirring once in a while for 5 minutes.
  • Add ground black pepper and fish sauce. Stir and then cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g