Ampalaya with Alamang

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Ampalaya with Alamang, A low-cost meal that is good for the family. Sauteed Bitter Gourd with Salty Shrimp Relish (Alamang).

Ampalaya with Alamang Recipe


  • ½ kilo of fresh alamang (washed, cleaned and drained)
  • 3 to 4 pcs of ampalaya (bitter gourd)
  • 3 pcs garlic (crushed)
  • 1 medium onion (chopped)
  • 1–2 pcs medium tomatoes (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp of oyster sauce

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Finely slice ampalaya, wash and let soak for an hour over water with salt. This is to reduce the
  2. Bitter taste. After an hour wash ampalaya over running water to eliminate the bitter taste and
  3. Salt while tightly squeezing it.
  4. Saute garlic, onion, and tomatoes
  5. Add 1 tsp oyster sauce
  6. Add in drained alamang, cook until color changes
  7. Add washed, crushed and drained ampalaya
  8. Cook for about 3 mins.
  9. Season with salt and dash of black pepper

lutong bahay recipe-ampalaya with alamang
Ampalaya with Alamang

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