GINATAAN NA HIPON
Ginataan na Hipon or Shrimp in Coconut milk is a popular Filipino meal with coconut milk added in it and large shrimps as a main ingredient. You can add vegetables and curry if you want. It is hearty, creamy and did I say it already? SMELLS GOOD.
- 1.6 lbs large shrimps with head intact
- 1 clove garlic chopped
- 1 small onion chopped
- 5 pieces sili labuyo green or red chilis
- 1 inch fresh ginger root
- 1 can 15.5 oz Coconut milk
- 1/4 cup cilantro for garnish a must
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
Heat cooking oil in a large pan. When oil is hot, add in ginger and cook until lightly brown.
Sautee' garlic and onion until onion is transparent.
Add the shrimp and cook until it changes color.
Add the coconut milk and the chili. Cook in low heat and let boil for 5 more minutes. Add water if necessary.
Turn off heat and garnish with cilantro while hot. ENJOY.