Dinengdeng is an authentic Ilocano dish or recipe. The main characteristic of this dish is the boiled vegetable with bagoong na isda dish which is sweetened with kamote.
Dinengdeng is similar to pinakbet and bulanglang. But unlike pinakbet or bulanglang, dinengdeng contains much fewer vegetables and contain more soup base.
This dish is also considered as one of the healthiest diet recipe of Filipinos.
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Dinengdeng Recipe Main Ingredients:
* 2-3 t`sp. bagoong na isda
* 1 small size cubed kamote
* grilled or fried fish, sliced crosswise
With combination but not limited of the following vegetables:
* kalabasa, cut into wedges
* okra, cut into wedges
* upo, cut into wedges
* ampalaya, cut into wedges
* eggplant,cut into wedges
* sigarillas,cut into wedges
* sitaw. cut into 2” lengths
* saluyot tops, leaves
* camote tops, leaves
* malunggay leaves
* squash tops, leaves, flowers
* bamboo shoots, sliced, boiled
Dinengdeng Cooking Instruction:
1). Dilute bagoong na isda in 1-2 cups of water, strain in a sheave and pour solution in a casserole.
2). Bring to boil and simmer for 3-5 minutes, remove all scams that rises.
3). Add in kamote cubes and simmer for another 2-3 minutes. Add in all thevegetables, vegetables that will require longer time to cook at the bottom and leafy vegetables at the top.
4). Add more water if necessary. Season with salt if required.
5). Simmer until vegetables are cooked but firm.
6). Top with grilled or fried fish and keep covered for a minute.
Serve dinengdeng while its hot. Enjoy this healthy recipe!