Kangkong Salad Recipe

June 19, 2012 (Last Updated: November 5, 2014)

How to make Kangkong Salad

Filipino Kangkong Salad Recipe is another original Filipino dish.  Kangkong is also known as River Spinach, it is a common green leafy vegetable in the Philippines.

Kangkong, a common ingredient in many Filipino dishes. It is a usual leafy vegetable in fish or meat sinigang recipes. Another popular native dish among Filipinos using kangkong is Abobong Kangkong and the famous appetizer Kangkong Fritters.

Kangkong can also be made into a salad, here is the Filipino Recipes Portal version of the Filipino Kangkong Salad Recipe.

kangkong or river spinach salad recipe

Kangkong Salad Ingredients

  • 1/4 kilo Kangkong or River Spinach
  • 2 small tomatoes (sliced into rings)
  • 1 medium red onions (sliced into rings)
  • 1 Red Salted egg (sliced)
  • 1 medium cucumber (sliced into rings)


  • Vinegar Dressing:
  • 1/2 cups vinegar
  • 1 small head of garlic (finely minced)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Sugar
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper (freshly grounded)

Kangkong Salad Preparation Instructions:

  • Clean the Kangkong, remove the leaves then wash thoroughly.
  • Blanch the Kangkong leaves, set aside.
  • In a wide platter, arrange kangkong.
  • Top with sliced tomatoes, onions and cucumber.
  • In a small bowl, combine vinegar, minced garlic, Sugar salt and black pepper.
  • Serve kangkong with vinegar dressing.

kangkong salad recipe

Here’s the ready to serve Kangkong Salad recipe.

kangkong salad recipe

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    noemi nonescan

    September 5, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    i love this kind of salad.ill do it one of this day???

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    noemi nonescan

    September 5, 2017 at 9:10 pm

    i love naking ensaladas in veggies.i learned another kind of salad in kangkong.thank you very much???

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    Nenita Gatbunton

    March 11, 2017 at 4:06 pm

    Thank you for this recipe i like kangkong

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    Helen Gatbonton

    September 29, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    kangkong is one of my favorite..love it

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    Holly Trudeau

    December 29, 2012 at 1:55 am

    I really want to make this, looks delicious but where do I find KangKong and what is the difference between that and regular spinach? Thanks for your help! Great recipes!

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      Ed Joven
      December 29, 2012 at 11:49 am

      Kangkong is actually River Spinach, check the wiki definition here. If you can’t find it in your area you can replace it with Spinach.

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    June 24, 2012 at 5:12 am

    Are you familiar with “Ganas”? it is the thinner version of Kangkong, and it is better to use for salad making…

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