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Ginataang Kuhol Recipe (Snails in Coconut Milk)
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Ginataang kuhol recipe (snails in coconut milk)

This Ginataang Kuhol Recipe is One of the Best Filipino Food that commonly seen in Provinces. If you grew up in the provinces, most probably eating snails is not a foreign thing for you to do.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Ginataang, Kuhol, Snail
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 461kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $10


  • 1 kg kuhol soaked in water for an hour and tail ends removed
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 4 cloves garlic pounded
  • 3 thumb-sized ginger crushed
  • 3 pcs labuyo chopped
  • 1 pc lime
  • 1 stalk lemongrass pounded
  • fish sauce to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • spring onions for garnish


  • In a pot, cook the coconut milk, with the ginger, lemongrass, onions and garlic. Bring to boil, while constantly stirring. Cook for about 5-10 minutes
  • Add the kuhol and season with fish sauce, ground pepper, and sugar. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Add the spinach. Remove from heat.
  • In another pan, melt butter and add labuyo. Wait until butter is a little brown then turn off heat and squeeze a little lime juice.
  • Drizzle chili lime butter onto snails and garnish with chopped spring onions.


Calories: 461kcal