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Serves: 4-5
  • 350g prawns, skin on
  • 2 large sweet potatoes, sliced
  • 1 long bitter gourd, sliced
  • 1 large bunch pea shoots
  • 1 dozen moringa fruit (drumsticks), skinned and sliced
  • 2 pcs Asian eggplants, sliced
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp bagoong monamon
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil
  1. In a pot heat oil then sauté garlic, ginger and onion.
  2. Add the chicken stock and half of the sweet potatoes, bring to a boil and simmer until sweet potatoes are really soft.
  3. Add bitter gourd, sweet potatoes, moringa fruit and eggplants simmer for 7 minutes.
  4. Add the bagoong monamon, prawns and pea shoots, cook for 3 more minutes.
  5. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Turn heat off then serve.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2015/04/22/buridibud/