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How to Cook Ginataang Galunggong (Scad Fish in Coconut Milk)

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Fish Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo fresh galunggong medium sized
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 native green pepper long
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. vetsin or MSG
  • 1 tbsp. ginger minced
  • 1 and 1/2 cup coconut cream thick


    How to cook Ginataang Galunggong

    • Clean galunggong, arrange in a shallow pan.
    • Add salt, vinegar, water, pepper, ginger and vetsin.
    • Boil, do not stir. Cook for 5 minutes. Add coconut cream.
    • Stir gently so the cream would not curdle.
    • When it boils, cover and lower heat.
    • Cook for 10 minutes and until sauce thickens.