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Linapwahan 2


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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Linapwahan is a Filipino dish prepared with a different mix of vegetables like moringa, drumsticks, green papaya, jute leaves, okra, Malabar spinach, squash, string beans, bitter gourd, eggplant and spinach.


  • 250 g medium sized shrimps, with shells
  • 1 pc daing na bisugo (dried threadfin bream), roughly flaked
  • 1/2 small butternut squash, cubed
  • 1 small green papaya, cubed
  • 6 pcs bunch drumsticks (bunga ng malunggay), trimmed and sliced
  • 1 large ampalaya, sliced
  • 10 pcs okra
  • 1 bunch saluyot (jute leaves)
  • 1 bunch moringa leaves (malunggay)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium tomato, chopped
  • bagoong monamon
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. Remove the shells from the shrimps, set aside the shelled shrimps then keep the shells. Place shells in a blender with 2 cups of water, give it a short pulse just enough to chop the shells roughly but not pureed. Place on a fine sieve and drain the liquid, set the liquid aside.
  2. Add a small amount of oil in a pot then sauté garlic and onions, once onions turn soft add the flaked dried fish.
  3. Add water, liquid from blended shrimp shells and tomatoes; bring it to a boil then simmer for 5 minutes in low heat.
  4. Add the butternut squash, papaya and drumstick continue to simmer 5 minutes.
  5. Add okra and ampalaya then continue to simmer for 3 minutes
  6. Add shrimps, jute leaves and moringa leaves then simmer for 2 minutes.
  7. Season with bagoong monamon and season with freshly ground black pepper.