Crispy Kangkong Recipe (River Spinach)

December 25, 2007
(Last Updated On: May 8, 2012)

Crispy Kangkong Recipe – Kangkong or river spinach contains beta carotene, Vitamin A, Iron, phosphorus and thiamin. Here’s a tip on buying kangkong, make sure you choose those with large, unblemished leaves that are deep green color.





crispy kangkong

Crispy Kangkong Ingredients:

  • 1 bundle of kangkong
  • 1 egg (beaten)
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt (asin)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (paminta)
  • 1 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • cooking oil


For Mayonnaise Dip:
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3-4 drops Maggi Savor liquid seasoning
  • Dash of pepper

Crispy Kangkong Cooking Instructions:

  • Remove the kangkong leaves. Wash in water and dry. Use the stems in other recipes (e.g. Sinigang or Apan apan recipe).
  • Mix the egg, water, cornstarch, flour, salt and pepper in a bowl. Add the kangkong leaves and mix until all the leaves are coated with the batter.
  • Heat cooking oil in a pan. Fry the leaves until crispy and golden brown. Strain the cooked pieces for excess oil.
  • Serve with Mayonnaise Dip

Suggestion:

    An alternative to kangkong is spinach which is gaining popularity in most of the Filipino specialty restaurants as an appetizer. Dip in mayonnaise.

crispy kangkong recipe




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