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Ginataang Talong with Hipon Recipe

Ginataang Talong with Hipon  (Eggplant in Coconut milk with Shrimp)

(Eggplant in Coconut milk with Shrimp)

Ginataang Talong with Hipon Recipe


  • 1 lb. talong (eggplant), sliced
  • 1/4 lb. shrimps, peeled and sliced into 2 parts
  • 1 can gata (coconut milk)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp. ginger, sliced thin and small
  • 1-2 Siling Haba (Long Green Chili Pepper)
  • 1 tbsp. bagoong alamang (shrimp paste)
  • salt (only if needed, check saltiness prior to adding) and pepper to taste


  1. In a pan pour gata (coconut milk) and bring to a boil.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, bagoong alamang (shrimp paste) and shrimps. Stir well.
  3. Simmer for 3 minutes and stirring frequently. Add salt (only if necessary) and pepper to taste.
  4. Add sliced eggplants and siling haba and simmer in low fire until coconut milk thickens.
  5. Turn off heat. Serve and enjoy with steamed rice!