Ginataang Pako with Tahong (Fern with Mussels)

Fern with Mussels
Photo Credits: Esperidion Cabalsa; ctto


  • 1 bundle pako
  • 1/2 kilo mussels
  • 3 pieces medium tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups of coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Boil mussels in a pan.
  2. Once cooked, set aside.
  3. Add the pako and chopped tomatoes where you boiled the mussels.
  4. When the pako is tender, add 1 cup of coconut milk.
  5. When the sauce is already thick, add the remaining coconut milk.
  6. Let it simmer for a few minutes.
  7. Add the mussels (shells removed).
  8. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.

Credits to:; ctto