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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Ampalaya sa Miso

2 medium size ampala
100 grams fresh shrimps (heads removed)
1 onion sliced
3 cloves garlic crushed
1/4 cup miso
2 tbsp patis
cooking oil
1 cup water with shrimp juice (pound shrimp heads and squeeze its juice)


Sliced ampalaya into thin, diagonal slices. Soak in water with a little salt. When about to be sauteed, stir and rinse 2 times (to lessen the bitter taste). Drain. Do not squeeze.
Saute`garlic until brown. Add onions. Stir in shrimps. Season with patis and pepper. Add miso. Saute for 3 minutes and pour in 1 cup water with shrimp juice. Keep stirring until it boils. Let boil for 5 minutes, then, add ampalaya. Do not stir to prevent sauce from becoming bitter. Serve.


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