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Ginataang Langka with Tinapa Flakes Recipe
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Ginataang langka with tinapa flakes recipe

This dish is quite nice with rice, you can have this dish served with your family, at parties. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Coconut
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8


  • 3 pounds unripe jackfruit chopped and seeds removed
  • 8 pcs hot chili pepper
  • 4 cups coconut milk
  • cups malunggay leaves
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 4 ounces tinapa flakes
  • 1 large yellow onion minced
  • 3 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 tbsp shrimp paste (bagoong)
  • 2 tsp vinegar
  • tsp ground black pepper
  • salt to taste


  • Heat the oil in a skillet. Saute garlic and onion until the onion softens.
  • Add the jackfruit and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the fish flakes and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the ground black pepper and chili peppers.
  • Add the coconut milk. Bring to a boil. Stir in the vinegar and shrimp paste.
  • Cover and cook over medium heat for 15 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the malunggay leaves. Cook for another 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Taste. If it needs something, add a little salt. Stir.
  • Place in a serving bowl. Serve while hot!!