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Guinataan Sitaw and Kalabasa

Posted in : Filipino on by : Daphne


2 cups light coconut milk2 tbs shrimp paste1 onion, chopped1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger root, peeled and sliced1/2 lb pork, cut into bite-sized pieces1/2 lb peeled and deveined prawns1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces1 (1 pound) calabash gourd, peeled and cut into cubes1 green chile pepper, halved lengthwise1 cup thick coconut milk


Whisk the light coconut milk and shrimp paste together in a bowl. Pour into a large pot with the onion, ginger, and pork; bring the mixture to a boil for 5 minutes. Add the prawns; reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook another 2 minutes. Add the green beans, calabash, and green chile pepper; cover again and continue cooking until the mixture is nearly dry, about 10 minutes. Stir the thick coconut milk into the mixture and continue cooking until nearly all the moisture is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Serve hot.