Thursday, May 22, 2008

Dinengdeng na Labong with SALUYOT (Bamboo Shoots with Jute)

Dinendeng na labong with Saluyot is a popular dish in Northern Luzon (Ilocano dish)

4 to 5 cups water
4 tsp bagoong isda
1-2 stalks of Bamboo shoots (cut it from stalks into thin strips)
1 bundle of saluyot leaves
1 grilled or fried fish (bangus or milkfish), cut into 3 slices
2 medium size tomato (sliced into 4)

a. Boil bamboo shoots for 1 hour then drain water and set aside the bamboo shoot
b. Bring to boil 4 to 5 cups of water in a caserole
c. In a small bowl, put in fish anchovy (bagoong) sauce and add boiling water, stir.
d. Using a strainer, pour in mixture of water and anchovy sauce into the caserole, e. simmer for 3 - 5 minutes.
f. Add bamboo shoots and tomato. Simmer for 3 minutes.
g. Add saluyot and continue simmering until saluyot leaves are cook.
h. Add grilled or fried bangus and simmer for another 2 minutes.
i. Serve hot.

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