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Sugpo sa Gata 1

Sugpo sa Gata

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Sugpo sa Gata is a simple Filipino dish of large prawns sautéed with garlic, chillies and onions then cooked in coconut milk.


  • 600 g large prawns
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 3 pcs red chillies, sliced
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil
  • sliced spring onions, to garnish.


  1. In a wok, heat up oil and sauté garlic, onion and chillies.
  2. Add coconut milk, bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add prawns and flavour with fish sauce. Simmer for additional 2 minutes.
  4. Season with freshly ground black pepper and garnish with sliced spring onions on top.