Adobong Kangkong

delicious and nutritious Adobong kangkong on a plate

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Cook this authentic Filipino dish called Adobong kangkong in a just a few minutes – simple ingredients with great nutritional value!




  1. Trim about 2 inches of the kangkong stalks and discard. 
  2. Remove the leaves and cut the sturdier stalks from the softer stalks of the kangkong. Wash thoroughly and drain well.
  3. In a saucepan over medium heat, preheat oil and saute garlic and onion until golden brown. 
  4. Add kangkong stems and saute until it softens or about 2 minutes
  5. Add soy sauce, vinegar, peppercorn,  salt, pepper, brown sugar, mix and allow it to saute.
  6. Next, add the remaining  kangkong, chilli peppers and allow it to simmer for 5 minutes (no need to add water because kangkong is watery) cover with a lid until leaves are cooked about 2-3 minutes
  7. Best serve hot with steamed rice

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