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Ginataang Langka Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb unripe jackfruit; peeled and chopped
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 1 piece shrimp cube
  • 5 cloves crushed garlic
  • 3/4 cup tomatoes diced
  • 3 to 5 pieces red chilies
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup fried dried fish daing, bones removed


  • Heat a wok or a cooking pot and pour-in the coconut milk. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the garlic and onions and cook for 3 to 5 minutes while continuously stirring the mixture.
  • Put-in the tomatoes and red chilies. Continue stirring to prevent lumps from forming.
  • Add the fried dried fish and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Pour-in water and allow re-boiling.
  • Add the chopped jackfruit then mix with the other ingredients. Simmer for 5 to 8 minutes.
  • Put-in the shrimp cube then stir to ensure that the ingredients are properly distributed. Simmer until the liquid dries up.
  • Transfer to a serving plate then serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g