Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Hipon sa Gata – Shrimp in Coconut Milk

Shrimp in Coconut Milk


1 lb shrimps

1 medium onion, diced

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 cans coconut milk/ fresh coconut milk

3 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)

salt (if still needed) and pepper to taste


1. Saute the garlic and onion in a little oil until transluscent (about 2 minutes) then add the shrimps, vegetables of your choice (stringbeans, calabasa etc. optional) and coconut milk. Season with fish sauce (or salt) and ground pepper to taste.

2. Bring to a boil then lower the heat and simmer until the shrimps and vegetables are cooked. Serve with steamed rice.


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