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gising gising dish with ground pork in a skillet
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5 from 3 votes

Gising Gising

Gising Gising is a creamy and spicy vegetable dish made of ground pork, diced green beans, coconut milk, and chili peppers. It's quick and easy to cook and pairs well with steamed rice!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 700kcal


  • 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.



Calories: 700kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 38g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 940mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 826IU | Vitamin C: 27mg | Calcium: 99mg | Iron: 6mg