In this Filipino one-pot meal of string beans, squash, pork, and prawns, the coconut milk adds richness and flavor.

lola

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
30 mins
total:
50 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cut the pork into bite-sized pieces. Whisk the thin coconut milk and shrimp paste together in a bowl. Pour into a large pot with the onion, ginger, and pork; bring the mixture to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low, and simmer for 5 minutes.

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  • Add the green beans, calabash, and green chile pepper; cover again and continue cooking until the mixture is nearly dry, about 10 minutes. Stir the thick coconut milk into the mixture. Add the prawns; reduce heat to medium, cover, and cook until nearly all the moisture is absorbed and prawns are pink, about 5 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

353 calories; protein 20.1g; carbohydrates 14.7g; fat 25.9g; cholesterol 85.7mg; sodium 110.9mg. Full Nutrition
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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
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Rating: 5 stars
03/01/2011
Thanks for the recipe, Lola. sometimes I use butternut squash when I can't get calabash. Read More
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