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Labahita Pineapple Curry

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny

Ingredients

  • 3/4 kilo labahita surgeon fish, deboned and cut into chunks
  • 1 tsp.kasubha saffron
  • 1 Tbsp. hibe dried shrimps
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. ginger strips
  • 3/4 tsp. curry powder
  • 1 Tbsp. chili Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup kakang gata first extraction
  • 1/2 cup gata second extraction
  • 1/2 cup cooked or frozen green peas
  • 1 can 234 g Pineapple Chunks, drained (reserve syrup)
  • 1 medium red bell pepper sliced

Instructions

    How to cook Labahita Pineapple Curry:

    • Marinate fish in pineapple chunks syrup, 2/3 tsp. iodized salt (or 2 tsp. rock salt) and ¼ tsp. pepper for 30 minutes. Fry until golden brown. Set aside.
    • Pound together the next 4 ingredients. Saute in oil until golden brown. Add ginger, curry powder, Chili Ketchup, gata and ¼ tsp. rock salt. Simmer for 2 minutes.
    • Add green peas, Pineapple Chunks, fish and bell peppers. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in kakang gata and simmer once. Makes 6 servings.