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ginataang kalabasa at sitaw with shrimp on a white serving platter
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Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon

Ginataang Kalabasa, Sitaw at Hipon is a Filipino vegetable stew made with kabocha squash, shrimp, and long beans cooked in coconut milk. It's creamy, spicy, and delicious with steamed rice!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Entree, Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: ginataang kalabasa at sitaw
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 373kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 2 finger chili peppers
  • 2 cups kalabasa (kabocha squash), pared, seeded and cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 2 cups sitaw (long beans), ends trimmed and cut into 3-inch lengths
  • 1/2 lb large shrimp, tendrils trimmed
  • salt to taste


  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • Add fish sauce and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for about 1 minute.
  • Add coconut milk and chili peppers. Bring to a simmer. Lower heat and continue to cook for about 3 to 5minutes or until slightly reduced.
  • Add squash and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes or until tender but not falling apart.
  • Add long beans and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender-crisp.
  • Add shrimp and continue to cook for about 4 to 5 minutes or color changes.
  • . Season with salt to taste. Serve hot.



Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 143mg | Sodium: 889mg | Potassium: 668mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1185IU | Vitamin C: 24.6mg | Calcium: 152mg | Iron: 5.5mg