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How to Cook Dilis Sinuwaan (Anchovies in Coconut Milk)

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time55 minutes
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 12 pcs
Author: Manny


  • 12 gabi leaves
  • 300 grams fresh dilis anchovies
  • 6 pieces green pepper cut into strips
  • 2/3 cup pure coconut milk diluted with 1 and 2/3 cups water
  • 3 Tbsp.  vinegar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 small piece crushed ginger


    How to cook dilis sinuwaan:

    • Wrap 2 tablespoons dilis in gabi leaves. Follow the same procedure with the rest of the dilis.
    • Tie the remaining leaves in knots and line them in the bottom of a cooking pan.
    • Add pepper, coconut milk, vinegar, salt and ginger.
    • Place the wrapped dilis on top and let boil for 45 minutes . Six servings.