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Utan nga Langka

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Utan ng Langka is a delicious and traditional Filipino dish made with young jackfruit, cooked in creamy coconut milk and fragrant malunggay or bago leaves.


Units Scale
  • 400 g young jackfruit, sliced
  • 150 g shrimps
  • 1 cup moringa leaves
  • 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 2 cups coconut milk and bring to a boil, simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the jackfruit then continue to simmer for 20 minutes or until liquid dries up.
  4. Add the remaining coconut milk, shrimps and moringa leaves then simmer for 5 more minutes
  5. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then serve.