Laing
Laing
  • Difficulty Level Moderate
  • Technique Simmer
  • Preparation Time 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time 45 minutes
  • Yield 3 servings
Ingredients
  • 25 pieces dried Taro leaves (dahon ng gabi)
  • ½ kilogram Pork (cut into small cubes)
  • 3 cups grated Coconut
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 big head of Garlic (minced)
  • 2 small Onions (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger (grated)
  • ½ cup small Dried Shrimps (soaked)
  • 6 pieces hot Chilli pepper (minced)
  • ½ cup Alamang (Shrimp paste)
  • 3 tablespoons Oil
Method
  1. Wash dried taro root and separate leaves from stalks
  2. Discard the prickly part of the stalk and cut into 1”
  3. Extract the cream from the grated coconut
  4. Saute the garlic, onion and ginger in cooking oil Add the pork and cook for 2 minutes
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients and let it simmer for 15 - 20 minutes, stirring from time to time
  6. Cook until the taro leaves have fully absorbed the coconut milk and almost rendering fat
  7. Serve with rice

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