Hipon sa Gata – 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.