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Ginataang Langka made with unripe jackfruit with dried anchovies simmered in coconut cream.
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5 from 2 votes

Ginataang Langka Recipe

Creamy, nutritious, and budget-friendly, Ginataang Langka (Jackfruit in Coconut Sauce) is a wholesome dish that your family will love. It is a one-pot, quick and easy entrée made with simple ingredients yet tastes so good!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: coconut cream, dried anchovies, unripe jackfruit
Calories: 2360kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 thumb ginger julienned
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • ¾ cup dried anchovies
  • 600 grams unripe jackfruit
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • teaspoon ground pepper
  • salt to taste
  • 1 can coconut cream 400ml
  • 2 pieces green chilis


  • In a large pan or wok, heat oil over medium heat and saute the ginger, onion, and garlic until aromatic.
    2 tablespoon oil, 1 thumb ginger, 3 cloves garlic, 1 medium onion
  • Add the dried anchovies and cook until they are brown and crisp.
    ¾ cup dried anchovies
  • Add the unripe jackfruit slices, then stir them all together. Add water, mix and put the lid on. Let it simmer until the jackfruit slices are almost tender.
    600 grams unripe jackfruit, 1 ½ cup water
  • Season with salt and pepper, then add the coconut cream. Mix until the jackfruit pieces are fully coated, place the lid back on and let it simmer until tender. Stir from time to time.
    ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper, salt, 1 can coconut cream
  • Once the jackfruit pieces are tender remove the lid. Simmer until the sauce thickens, then add the green chilies. Cook for another minute then remove from heat and serve!
    2 pieces green chilis



Calories: 2360kcal | Carbohydrates: 178g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 171g | Saturated Fat: 121g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 27g | Trans Fat: 0.1g | Cholesterol: 113mg | Sodium: 253mg | Potassium: 4826mg | Fiber: 19g | Sugar: 119g | Vitamin A: 758IU | Vitamin C: 104mg | Calcium: 515mg | Iron: 16mg