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Ginataang Hipon with Green Peas

Updated on July 21, 2015
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Shrimp is one of our favorite seafood. So whenever our suki drives by with her selection of seafood, we make sure to get half a kilo, which is enough for two dishes to feed two people.

Today is my SO and I's 5th monthsary. He has filed a leave from work and is staying at home. So to celebrate the day, I wanted to cook something special. Unfortunately, all that's left in our fridge is a leftover Pininyahang Manok and some eggs. Good thing our suki came by with shrimp and some fish.

Below is a recipe for Ginataang Hipon with Green Peas. I took the original recipe here, but tweaked it a bit. The long green chili (siling pansigang) gave the dish enough hotness that made the dish more interesting. I added the green peas to put more color into the dish.

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 30 min
Yields: Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1/4 kilo shrimp, cleaned
  • 1 pack Knorr Ginataang Gulay Recipe Mix, dissolved in 1 cup water
  • 2 pieces long green chili (siling pansigang), chopped diagonally
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, pounded and minced
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, pounded and minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce (patis)
  • 1 pinch black ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch, dissolved in 1 cup water
  • 1 can green peas

Let's Cook!

  1. Heat oil in a saucepan.
  2. Saute garlic, onion, and ginger one after another until garlic is light brown and onion is translucent.
  3. Add ground black pepper and fish sauce. Mix.
  4. Pour in dissolved Knorr Ginataang Gulay Recipe Mix. Add the dissolved cornstarch. Stir to incorporate the flavors and let boil. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  5. Put the shrimps in the boiling mixture. Add the long green chilies and green peas. Cover and simmer for another 5 minutes, occasionally stirring to cook the shrimp and the peas well.
  6. Turn off the heat. The liquid (soup) should be thick and pinkish in color. Transfer to a serving bowl.
  7. Best paired with steaming rice and some cold drinks. Enjoy!

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