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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Halabos Na Hipon (Shrimp Halabos)

Halabos na hipon is a simple way of cooking shrimp or prawns. The hipon (shrimp or prawn) are steamed with their own juices and stir cooked with a little oil.

Halabos na Hipon is simpliest way to cook shrimp. In Philippines traditionally serve with dipping sauce of vinegar, salt, garlic, and hot chilies.

Halabos Na Hipon Recipe
Halabos Na Hipon Image Via AngSarap.Net

Halabos na Hipon Recipe Ingredients:

* 1/2 kilo large shrimps with shells
* 1/3 cup water
* 1 tbsp salt
* oil for sautèing

Halabos na Hipon Dipping Sauce:
* 1/2 cup vinegar
* 1 tsp salt

Halabos na Hipon Cooking Instructions:

1). Combine shrimps, salt and water in a saucepan. Cover and allow to boil. Stir occasionally while cooking for 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.

2). Put oil in a skillet over medium heat. Sautè shrimps for 1-2 minutes until coated with oil. Serve with dipping sauce.

3). To make dipping sauce: Dissolve 1 tsp of salt in 1/2 cup of vinegar. Add more salt or vinegar if desired.

Reminder: Image may vary with the actual result of this recipe.


Ruben Licera, Jr. said...

Wow shrimp is one of my favorite seafood's..ever.

Franc Ramon said...

I like halabos na hipon since it really has a great taste.

Mai Flores said...

Would be lovely eating these hipon if I weren't allergic to them. :/

athena said...

shrimp is truly my favorite seafood. it's easy to find, generally easy to cook and very yummy. :)

Jammy Jam said...

whoah!!! whenever my mother cooks shrimp, it is hundred percent sure there's nothing left in the plate. (except for the balat of course!) :)

swexie said...

Gosh, I love shrimps! And the only thing that's stopping me from eating shrimps everyday is that I get allergies from it. Grr!

merlmd said...

this is the way I liked it cooked...we add either sprite or 7-Up for added taste :)

nanardxz said...

my favorite hipon dish! :)

MaryJane Tauyan said...

omg! i wish i love eating them so i could try cooking or making them too! xx

markpogi said...

My mother-in-law usually cooks this almost every month. ^_^

AyLin said...

yummmy! Thanks for sharing your recipe, I will try this because Hipon is my favorite!

Halabos na Hipon is flavorful! Kakagutom.

Gemma Defeo-Hilotin said...

hala nakakagutom!!! I love it too if cooked with butter and garlic!

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