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Dinengdeng ng Ilocano Recipe

Ingredients
  

  • 1 milk fish bangus; fried or grilled
  • 1 cup string beans; cut into 2″ long
  • 6 pieces okra
  • 1 cup squash; cut in cubes
  • 1 big ampalaya; cut in 2” rectangular lengths
  • 1 onion; sliced
  • 2 large tomatoes; sliced
  • 1 cup jute leaves saluyot
  • 1 root ginger; crushed
  • Bagoong isda
  • 3 cups water

Instructions
 

  • In a casserole, bring water to boil. Add onion, ginger, and tomatoes. Let stand for 3 minutes. Season with bagoong and continue boiling for 5 minutes. Remove the scum that rises on top of the liquid and then drop the milkfish. Simmer for 5 minutes, then add vegetables. Cook until vegetables are done. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
  • Serve hot!
  • Cooking Tip:
  • You can use other kind of fish like tilapia or shellfish.
  • You can also use or add other vegetables like sweet potato andmalunggay fruits.