Ginataang Langka (Unripe Jackfruit in coconut milk) is one of the menus often served in a Filipino household. Aside from the unripe jackfruit and coconut milk, you could add pork, shrimp paste, fish or shrimps.
Since today is Friday of Christian Lent season, we are skipping the meat. It is a Catholic observance to abstain from meat during Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays of Lent.
6 cups unripe jackfruit ( you can buy from supermarkets: peeled, seeded and sliced)
3 cups coconut milk
1/4 kilo shrimps, unpeeled (we want the flavor so we'll leave it unpeeled and with heads intact)
1 thumb-sized ginger, crushed
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 green finger chilis
fish sauce, to taste
How to prepare:
|COOKING TIP : Para hindi dry ang lutong langka, sabi ni Mama dapat pantay|
ang level ng gata at langka. and make sure to remove the hard parts ng langka
and mga buto, para di mapait...
- In a pot, put all the ingredients, except shrimps and fish sauce (we will season it later). Cook over medium low heat.
- Cover and cook for about 10-15 minutes or until the unripe jackfruit is cooked and soft.
- Add the shrimps and chilis. Cover and cook for another 5 minutes. Season with fish sauce.
- Serve with rice. Enjoy!