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Ginataang Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa Recipe

Ginataang Hipon, Sitaw at Kalabasa(Shrimp, String beans and squash in coconut milk stew) is another one of those recipes that uses coconut milk in its list of ingredients.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword seafood
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 371kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic
  • 3 pcs green chili
  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 3 cups peeled and cubed squash (kalabasa)
  • 2 cups string beans (sitaw) cut into 2 1/2″ length
  • 1 tbsp maggi magic sarap
  • cups coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper


  • In a skillet saute chopped onion and minced garlic in oil over a medium heat and stir frequently until the onions are browned and the garlic is fragrant.
  • Add the peeled and cubed kalabasa and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in shrimp and sitaw, then continue cooking for another 3 minutes adding fish sauce, pepper, and Maggi magic sarap.
  • Pour in the coconut milk into the skillet, bring it to a boil and then add the green chili. Cover the skillet and continue simmering until vegetables are cooked and coconut milk becomes a little thick.
  • Served hot with steamed rice. Share & enjoy!


Aside from Hipon, you can also add more ingredients like Alimasag. The same process when adding the Shrimp on the Recipe.