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Tinolang Shell Fish 1

Tinolang Shell Fish

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 3-4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Tinolang Shell Fish is a simple seafood soup dish made with clam, mussels and water sautéed with garlic, onions and ginger.


  • 500 g mussels, cleaned
  • 500 g clams, cleaned
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, julienned
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch chilli leaves
  • 1 bunch spinach leaves
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground pepper
  • oil


  1. In a pot sauté garlic, ginger and onions.
  2. Add mussels and clams then pour 5 cups of boiling water, bring to a rolling boil then simmer covered.
  3. Once shells are opened add the chilli and spinach leaves.
  4. Simmer for two more minutes then season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper.