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Seafood Bicol Express
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Seafood Bicol Express

This is a recipe for Seafood Bicol Express.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Seafood
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. mussels cleaned
  • 6 ounces medium sized squid cleaned
  • 1/2 lb. shrimp shell and head on
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons shrimp paste bagoong alamang
  • 2 thumbs ginger minced
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 6 to 10 pieces Thai chili pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Once the gets hot, saute garlic, onion and ginger.
  • Pour the coconut milk into the pot. Let boil.
  • Add chili pepper and shrimp paste. Stir. Cover and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the squid, mussels, and shrimp.Stir until all the seafood gets coated with coconut milk. Continue to cook for 3 to 5 minutes while occasionally stirring.
  • Add ground black pepper. Stir.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g