Gising-Gising Recipe

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The Gising-Gising recipe, literally, “wake up, wake up” is going to wake you up and make you sweat because of its wake-you-up kind of spice, what with its generous amounts of Siling Labuyo. A dish which is similar in ingredients and cooking method and preparation as Chopsuey, the only difference between the two is that Gising-Gising is a coconut-milk based dish, unlike Chopsuey which banks more on the cornstarch for its texture. Known as a dish commonly served in town fiestas, this is usually served as a beer match because of its spice. However, with the homey coconut milk, Gising-Gising can also be eaten as a viand partnered with heaps of rice.

Gising-Gising Recipe


  • 500g green beans, sliced into small pieces
  • 300g minced pork (30% fat)
  • 2 tbsp bagoong or shrimp paste
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 4–5 pcs red chilies, sliced with seeds
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 small shallots, finely chopped
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Cooking Procedure:

  1. In a wok, sauté garlic and shallots.
  2. Add minced pork and cook while continuously stirring for 5 minutes.
  3. Add coconut milk and simmer for 15 minutes in medium high heat, at this stage coconut milk will be reduced and thick.
  4. Add shrimp paste and green beans, stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Add coconut cream and chilies and cook for 2 more minutes.
  6. Season with freshly ground black pepper then serve.

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Gising-Gising Recipe

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