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Ginataang Canned Mackerel

Ginataang Canned Mackerel

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Ginataang Canned Mackerel is taking your regular canned mackerel into a new level. It's one way of serving delicious meal out of the very affordable canned goods. A simple addition of coconut will surely bring this dish from simple to simply amazing.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino


  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 head Garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 bulb Onion, finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Shrimp Paste or Bagoong Alamang
  • 2 cans 425 grams Canned Mackerel in Oil
  • 20 pieces Dried Bilimbi Fruit or Kamias
  • 1 cup Thick Coconut Milk or Kakang Gata
  • 1 cup Malunggay Leaves
  • Salt
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • Chili


  • Sauté garlic, onion and shrimp paste in olive oil.
  • Add the canned mackerels and dried kamias. Boil and simmer until the broth is reduced to half.
  • Pour in the coconut milk and further reduce the sauce until almost dry.
  • Add the malunggay leaves and season with salt, pepper and chili.
Keyword Canned Mackerel Recipe, Ginataang Canned Mackerel