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Laing is a stewed taro leaves in coconut milk, season with shrimp paste or fish bagoong and spiced with red hot chilies or siling laboyo. It is a regional Filipino recipe from Bicol region.

Laing Recipe


  • 25 pcs gabi (taro leaves) dried and shredded
  • cooking oil 
  • 1/2 kilo pork, diced
  • 1/4 cup shrimp bagoong 
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 red onions chopped
  • 2 small ginger, minced 
  • 5 red siling labuyo (hot chilies) sliced 
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 2 cups coconut milk 
  • salt to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a cooking pot, saute garlic, ginger and onions then add the pork.
    Mix in the gabi leaves.
  2. Pour in the coconut milk (gata) and bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Add red hot chilies, bagoong, salt and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the coconut cream and continue to simmer until oil comes out of the cream. Serve and enjoy.
Laing by reyeschii

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