Adobong Kangkong

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Adobong Kangkong or water spinach is a healthy vegetable dish cooked in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and other spices, where kangkong is the main ingredient.

Adobong Kangkong Recipe


  • 1 huge bowl of kangkong (river spinach)
  • 1/4 kilo of pork, cut into little pieces
  • 1/4 cup of vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 laurel leaves (bay leaves)
  • 1/2 teaspoon of monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • 1 cup pork stock (broth) or bouillon pork cube dissolved in water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Saute garlic and onions in a enormous pan then add the pork. Allow the pork to brown and oil for a few minutes.
  2. Add a cup of pork stock (or bouillon cube dissolved in water or plain water), laurel leaves, soy sauce, some salt and bring to a boil.
  3. Let simmer then add the vinegar. Do not stir for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the kangkong stalks first and cook for 1 minute then add the kangkong leaves.
  5. Continue cooking until the vegetable is done.
  6. Serve warm with rice.
Adobong Kangkong by asianflavorshi

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