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Ginataang Galunggong Filipino Recipe
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Ginataang Galunggong: fish with coconut cream

Like most recipes involving the use of coconut milk or ginataan, Ginataang Galunggong is a one-pot affair, making it a favorite for anyone who wants to eat a scrumptious meal without necessarily waiting for hours for the dish to get cooked.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Coconut, Fish, seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 336kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $15


  • ½ kg fresh galunggong (medium sized)
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 2 native green pepper (long)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp vetsin or MSG
  • 1 tbsp ginger minced
  • cup coconut cream thick (gata)


  • Clean the Galunggong, arrange in a shallow pan.
  • Add salt, vinegar, water, pepper, ginger and vetsin.
  • Boil, do not stir. Cook for 5 minutes. Add coconut cream.
  • Stir gently so the cream would not curdle.
  • When it boils, cover and lower heat.
  • Cook for 10 to 20 minutes and until sauce thickens.


Calories: 336kcal