Fish in coconut milk


  • 1 can red salmon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup  coconut milk
  • ½ cup pumpkin tips, cleaned
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup of water

Simmer pumpkin tips in water and set aside. Place pumpkin tips in a large pot and add the salmon, onion, salt and lemon. Add water. Cover and let simmer for 10 minutes. Pour coconut milk into the mixture, cover, reduce heat and let simmer. Serve with rice.

By Carmen Nededog

Editor’s note: This recipe is from Lepblon Fina’tinas Para Guam: Guam Cookbook, 1985. Reprinted with permission from Congresswoman Madeleine Z. Bordallo, Y Inetnon Famalao’an* (Women’s Association).

* Y Inetnon Famalao’an was a women’s organization composed of cabinet wives and women executives in the government of Guam.