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Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog 3

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Ginisang Ampalaya at Itlog is a Filipino dish of stir fried bitter gourd, tomatoes and egg usually served as breakfast or as a side dish. Simple vegetable recipes like this are a comfort meal to a majority of the Filipinos who are out of their teenager years.


Ingredients

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  • 1 pc large bitter melon, thinly sliced
  • 2 pcs tomatoes, sliced
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup pork mince
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil

Instructions

  1. Generously coat bitter melon with salt to drain out its liquid, set it aside for 30 minutes.
  2. Thoroughly rinse with running warm water then drain.
  3. Using a heavy paper towel pat dry the bitter melon of excess moisture.
  4. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic and onions.
  5. Add pork then cook for 5 minutes
  6. Add tomatoes then cook until tomatoes are soft.
  7. Add the bitter melon and cook for 5 minutes.
  8. Pour the eggs and let it partially cook. Toss and continue to cook for 2 more minutes. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper then serve.