Ginataang Labong

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Ginatang Labong – Bamboo shoots or labong is very common in Asian cuisine. It is the main ingredient in lumpia and other dishes. Although it has a somewhat bitter taste, it can be boiled first to remove the bitter taste. You can also add meat or shrimp to make it tastier.

To make this recipe, just cook labong  in boiling water then set aside. Saute garlic, onion and ginger then add coconut milk. Simmer for a few minutes then add  labong. Hope you try it!

Ginataang Labong Recipe


  • 2 cups bamboo shoots (labong), sliced thinly
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 100 grams pork belly, cut into small cubes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 small ginger, sliced thinly
  • salt/fish sauce
  • green chili pepper (optional) 

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Cook labong  in boiling water for 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and ginger.
  3. Add pork and cook until lightly browned. Stir-in fish sauce and coconut milk. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add labong.
  5. Season with salt/fish sauce. 

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Ginataang Labong

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