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Gising Gising

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon shrimp paste
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 Thai chili peppers, ends trimmed and minced
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch thick


  • In a pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • Add ground pork and cook, breaking apart with the back of the spoon, until lightly browned.
  • Add shrimp paste and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, for about one minute.
  • Add coconut milk and chili peppers. Bring to a simmer.
  • Lower heat and simmer for about 8 to 10 minutes or until pork is cooked through and liquid is reduced.
  • Add coconut cream and green beans, stirring to combine, and continue to cook for about 3 to 5 minutes or until green beans are tender yet crisp and sauce is reduced and begins to render fat.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.