Monday, October 4, 2010

Ginataang Sitaw (Long Beans in Coconut Milk)

One of the cooking method that I like here in Pila is "tapâ"
or smoked. This is done by smoking the fish or meat using
bunot or coconut husks to make smoke and covering the fish
or meat with banana leaves or cacawate leaves to trap
the smoke.



Often we would have Tinapang Tilapia when we have visitors.
This is paired with Chicken Adobo sa Gata.

Some days, we had tinapang kanduli (smoked catfish),
the fish usually given by an uncle who have a fish pond.


Smoked kanduli is great with steamed kamote tops
dipped in fish sauce and kalamansi.

The excess smoked kanduli we would cook with
Ginataang Sitaw (Long Beans in coconut milk).


Ginataang Sitaw

1 bunch of sitaw (long beans, cut in 2" length)
2 cups coconut milk
1 medium onion, sliced
1 thumb-size ginger, sliced
2-3 smoked kanduli
salt to taste

Bring to a boil the coconut milk, onion and ginger. Add sitaw and kanduli.
Simmer uncovered until sitaw is cooked, stirring occasionally. Served with
rice.

11 comments:

Joy said...

This dish looks great.

Joy said...

This dish looks great.

Lala said...

oh what great timing. i have a bag of sitaw and i couldn't decide what to do with them. i was stuck between adobong sitaw or throwing them away but now i got other ideas!

salamat!!

Angie's Recipes said...

Looks exotic and tasty!

sweetlife said...

great dish, filled with awesome flavors..

sweetlife

jinky said...

sarap! patikim naman . . .

Kristen said...

That coconut milk with the beans sounds great.

BusyMOM @ Easy Appetizers said...

What an interesting and yummy looking recipe. I enjoyed reading about it!

5 Star Foodie said...

Very unique and sounds super delicious!

Pacheco Patty said...

I love coconut milk and ginger, this looks scrumptious and I also like the smoked catfish, how nice to have an uncle with a pond:)

Sabby said...

Delicious :)

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