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Mutya Ng Cavite 1

Mutya Ng Cavite

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Mutya Ng Cavite is a rich and creamy thick soup prepared with Cavite’s ocean bounty like fish, mussels, prawns and crabs to name some, similar to chowder where it is cooked in a luscious cream sauce.


  • 8 pcs large green lipped mussels, shell on
  • 250 g shrimps, shelled and deveined
  • 250 g squid, sliced
  • 250 g fleshy fish, cubed (I used a mix of ling fish and salmon in this recipe)
  • 150 g crab meat, flaked
  • 50 g butter
  • 200 ml evaporated milk
  • 4 cups clam stock
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce


  1. In a pot melt the butter in low heat then sauté garlic and onions.
  2. Add the flour then mix it until it form a roux.
  3. Pour the stock slowly into the roux and mix well until free of lumps. Bring to a slow boil.
  4. Add shrimps, squid, crab meat and mussels, bring to a slow boil and simmer for additional 5 minutes
  5. Add fish and evaporated milk then simmer for additional 8 minutes.
  6. Season with fish sauce and pepper.