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Crawfish in Coconut Milk with Spinach

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 lbs. crawfish steamed
  • 4 cups 2 cans coconut milk
  • 5 pieces long green chili
  • 3 cups fresh spinach
  • 3 tablespoons shrimp paste
  • 1 medium onion minced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon powdered black pepper or white pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot
  • Sauté onion and garlic until the onion turns translucent
  • Add the shrimp paste. Stir and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Pour the coconut milk in the pot. Let boil. Cover and cook in medium heat until it reduces to half.
  • Add the chili and crawfish. Stir and cook for 5 minutes while stirring every minute.
  • Slide-in the spinach and add the pepper powder. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve with warm white rice.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g