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Ginataang Langka at Danggit

Ginataang Langka with Danggit is a creamy, spicy, and tasty vegetable dish you'll love with steamed rice. It's easy to make and budget-friendly, too.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 471kcal


  • canola oil
  • 8 pieces danggit
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 pieces Thai chili peppers, minced
  • 2 (16 ounces each) packages frozen green langka, thawed and drained well
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a frying pan over medium heat, heat about 2 tablespoons oil. Add dried fish and lightly fry, turning once or twice as needed. Remove from pan and drain on paper towels. Set aside.
  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat about 1 tablespoon oil. Add onions, garlic, and cook until softened.
  • Add jackfruit and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add fish sauce and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk and chili peppers. Bring to a simmer.
  • Continue to cook for about 10 minutes or until vegetable is tender.
  • Add coconut cream and stir to combine. Continue to cook for about 5 to 8 minutes or until liquid is thickened and reduced.
  • Add dried fish. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.


If you're using fresh jackfruit, add one cup of water and cook the vegetable about 4 to 5 minutes longer.


Calories: 471kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 38mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 10IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 3mg