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Ginataang Kuhol Recipe


  • 1 kilo kuhol soaked in water for an hour and tail ends removed
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 4 cloves garlic pounded
  • 3 thumb-sized ginger crushed
  • 3 pcs labuyo chopped
  • 1 pc lime
  • 1 stalk lemongrass pounded
  • fish sauce to taste
  • ground pepper to taste
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • spring onions for garnish


  • In a pot, cook the coconut milk, with the ginger, lemongrass, onions and garlic. Bring to boil, while constantly stirring. Cook for about 5-10 minutes
  • Add the kuhol and season with fish sauce, ground pepper and sugar. Cover and simmer for about 10 minutes. Add the spinach. Remove from heat.
  • In another pan, melt butter and add labuyo. Wait until butter is a little brown then turn off heat and squeeze a little lime juice.
  • Drizzle chili lime butter onto snails and garnish with chopped spring onions