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Ginataang Hipon Sitaw at Kalabasa
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Ginataang Hipon, Sitaw, at Kalabasa

Shrimp with string beans and calabaza squash cooked in coconut milk.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: gata, shrimp recipes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb shrimp cleaned
  • 10 strings beans sitaw, cut into 2 1/2 inch length
  • 2 cups kalabasa squash, cubed
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoons bagoong alamang shrimp paste
  • 1 cup malunggay leaves
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute the garlic and onion until the onion becomes soft.
  • Put-in the shrimp. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the pot and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, put-in the bagoong alamang and pour-in the coconut milk. Stir and let boil.
  • Add the kalabasa. Cook for 8 to 12 minutes or until tender.
  • Put the shrimp back in the pot. Stir and cook for a minute.
  • Add the string beans (sitaw) and malunggay leaves. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!



Serving: 4g | Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 86mg | Sodium: 283mg | Potassium: 660mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 815IU | Vitamin C: 142mg | Calcium: 338mg | Iron: 5mg