Ginisang Munggo with Alugbati

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  • 1 cup munggo beans
  • 1 lb. alugbati, leaves removed from stems
  • 10-12 pcs medium shrimp, slice into 2 (3 parts including head)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup onions, chopped
  • 1 large tomato, sliced small
  • 1 can chicken broth
  • 2 tbsps. patis (fish sauce)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil munggo beans until tender but not overcooked. Occasionally stir and add water if necessary and careful not to burn the beans underneath. Set aside and let it cool down.
  2. Sauté in order onions and garlic. Add shrimp and patis (fish sauce), continue to sauté until becomes red.
  3. Add boiled munggo beans an continue to saute for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Pour chicken broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add alugbati leaves and simmer in low fire for 3 minutes.
  7. You may remove the shrimp heads before serving if you wish.

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