Ginisang Mustasa

If you are a fan of bitter vegetable dishes then give this one a shot! Ginisang Mustasa is a Filipino vegetable dish of stir-fried mustard greens with egg sauteed with onions, garlic and tomatoes. A perfect side dish to any grilled meats or seafood.


If you love bitter vegetables then you will need to place this on your arsenal. Like ginisang ampalaya this vegetable dish has a nice savoury bitter taste that works well as a side dish to fried or grilled meats or seafood. A taste that when mixed with a charred or oily flavour balances out everything on your plate.

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Ginisang Mustasa

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 3 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Ginisang Mustasa is a Filipino vegetable dish of stir-fried mustard greens with egg sauteed with onions, garlic and tomatoes. A perfect side dish to any grilled meats or seafood.


Ingredients

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  • 2 big bunches mustard greens, trimmed, cleaned and cut into sections
  • 2 pcs tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1 salted duck egg, roughly chopped
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce, to taste
  • oil

Instructions

  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic and onions
  2. Add the tomatoes and cook until tomatoes are soft.
  3. Add the mustard green and chopped salted egg yolks then stir fry until mustard green is slightly wilted.
  4. Pour the vegetable or chicken stock, gently add and spread the eggs on top of the vegetable, do not mix. Cover the wok then simmer in high heat for one minute or until eggs are set.
  5. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then serve.


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12 Responses

  1. I love mustard greens. My mom usually stirfried them with lots of garlic and chilli peppers…this is a different way to enjoy them!

  2. suituapui says:

    Bitter is good, health benefits. I enjoy these mustard greens…even if it’s just in clear bone stock soup (with garlic), simple and refreshing.

  3. Hannah says:

    I definitely appreciate the inspiration for using mustard greens! I like them, but don’t love them, and tend to just stew them with onions and garlic.

  4. This soup sound right up my alley. Italians love their bitter greens, as you may know, and we eat them all the time.

  5. Neil says:

    Looks like a lovely soup stuffed full of goodness. Definitely one I would enjoy. Yum!

  6. Mustard greens are common in southern US cooking, but they’re typically just sautéed. I like this idea of serving them up in a soup form!

  7. I love I love mustard greens, but I haven’t had them for a while. This hearty dish is definetely right up my street!

  8. I love I love mustard greens, but I haven’t had them for a while. This hearty dish is definitely right up my street!

  9. Eva Taylor says:

    This looks absolutely delicious even though I am unable to enjoy bitter greens.

  10. I really like cooked greens, and this is such a terrific way to prepare them! This, plus maybe some bread, would make an entire meal for me. Thanks!

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