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Ginataang Langka (Young Jackfruit Curry)

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 40 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Ginataang Langka is a Young Jackfruit Curry cooked with pork belly pieces and/or prawns in coconut milk and chillies


Units Scale
  • 300 g young jackfruit, sliced
  • 150 g pork belly, cubed
  • 150 g shrimps (optional)
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 thumb size ginger, sliced
  • 8 pcs finger chillies
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic, onions, chillies and ginger.
  2. Add pork and stir fry until brown on all sides.
  3. Add 2 cups coconut milk and bring to a boil, simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the jackfruit then continue to simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid dries up.
  5. Add the remaining coconut milk and shrimps (if using) simmer for 5 more minutes
  6. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then serve.