As a child, Edwin's mom told him, "If you want to eat, you should cook it yourself." And that's exactly what he's been doing ever since.
Kangkong Cooked in Soy Sauce and Calamansi
Kangkong is a green, leafy vegetable that is used widely in Filipino, Chinese, Malaysian, and other Asian cuisines. In Chinese, the vegetable is known as ong choy. It's also known as Asian water spinach.
Adobo comes from the Spanish word adobar, which means marinade. But unlike Spanish adobo sauce, which is made up of vinegar, salt, garlic, paprika, and oregano, Filipino adobo sauce is made from soy sauce and either vinegar or a citrus like calamansi, which is like small, round lime.
The kangkong leaves are cooked for a short period of time only, which makes this an easy dish to make.
|Prep time||Cook time||Ready in||Yields|
- 1 bunch fresh kangkong
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons calamansi juice
- 1 onion, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
Read More From Delishably
- Wash the kangkong leaves and stems; then chop into 2-inch pieces.
- Heat the oil in a pan over medium heat.
- Saute the garlic and onions until the garlic turns slightly brown and the onions become translucent.
- Add the kangkong, soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Simmer for at least 2 minutes.
- Use vinegar instead of calamansi juice.
- Instead of calamansi juice, you may substitute lemon or lime juice.
- Add your favorite meat such as pork, if desired.
- Garnish with toasted garlic.