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Ginataang kalabasa with shrimps and string beans

Transform delicate squash into this super tasting dish that becomes everyone's favorite in minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: coconut milk, shrimp, squash, string beans
Servings: 8 people
Author: Bebs Lott


  • 1/2 kilo squash cut in cubes
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 10 pieces shrimps
  • 200 grams string beans
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 tbsp shrimp paste use salt or fish sauce as alternatives


  • In a pot heat oil in medium heat, saute garlic and onion until translucent.
  • Add the shrimp paste and cook for 1 minute. Pour in the coconut milk and string beans and bring to boil.
  • Put in the squash and let simmer until squash is half-cooked. Add the shrimps and simmer some more until shrimps are cooked or reddish in color.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning if needed. Serve with hot steamed rice! Bon Appetit!


Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg