Kinilaw na Lukon Recipe

September 18, 2013 (Last Updated: July 7, 2016)

How to prepare Kinilaw na Lukon

Kinilaw na Lukon Recipe – Name anything that you could prepare as Kinilaw and for sure Ilonggos have tried it, take for example this delectable and refreshing kinilaw na hipon with coconut vinegar and green mango, it is great with Chicken Inasal.

Kinilaw na Lukon is a super easy to prepare Filipino appetizer, it is an exotic delicacy in which the main ingredient is raw shrimp marinated in vinegar, pepper, chili, chopped onions, and coconut milk then served fresh without cooking.

kinilaw na lukon recipe

Kinilaw na Lukon Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup coco vinegar
  • 1/2 kilo medium sized shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 medium size onion, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced ginger
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and sliced
  • 2 pieces green mango, grated
  • 2 medium sized cucumbers, sliced into small cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped spring onion
  • salt and pepper
  • 3 pcs siling haba or birds eye chili pepper, sliced (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Kakang Gata (coconut milk) (optional)

Kinilaw na Lukon Instructions:

  • In a bowl, add your shrimp, add salt and brown sugar in vinegar, then mix well.
  • Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to 1 hour until it absorbs the suka (vinegar), this process will cook the shrimp.
  • In the meantime, prepare all the vegetables and mangoes in your serving dish then mix well.
  • Once the Lukon or shrimp is ready, strain the excess vinegar and toss the Lukon or shrimp to the vegetables, mix well.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste, then add the vinegar and coconut milk, mixing well. Enjoy!
  • Top with spring onion before serving.

kinilaw na lukon

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    October 1, 2013 at 10:16 am

    Never tried it. I’d love to try this. Thanks for the recipe.

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    Pearl Paguio

    September 29, 2013 at 6:04 am

    I love kilawin and hipon and i’d love to try this! looks so yummmm

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    Eric Aparri

    September 28, 2013 at 9:20 pm

    ma try nga maluto ito 🙂

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    Arwin Cobar

    September 28, 2013 at 12:25 am

    I will try this 🙂 thanks for the procedure 🙂

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    Rica Rodriguez

    September 27, 2013 at 5:47 pm

    Would try cooking this next time

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    Marlene Yanga

    September 27, 2013 at 12:30 am

    I will definitely cook this. I love shrimp and coconut milk.this dish looks so delicious

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    Rhea Liza Muñoz

    September 26, 2013 at 8:03 pm

    yummy… i want to try this

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    Rica Rodriguez

    September 26, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    Interesting recipe. thank you!

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    Ariosto dela Cruz

    September 25, 2013 at 11:55 pm

    I love to try this!
    tomorrow I’ll suggest this to be our food for lunch.. 😀

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    Vanessa Rose Palacio

    September 25, 2013 at 8:28 am

    Wow! Yummy! I want to try it! <3

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    mindy cole

    September 23, 2013 at 8:58 am

    Good recipe cant wait to make it

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    Jimmy Galang

    September 23, 2013 at 3:32 am

    masubukan nga eto bukas, mukhang masarap a.

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    September 23, 2013 at 2:18 am

    I want to try this! Looks so yummy!

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    Dana West

    September 22, 2013 at 11:39 am

    This looks really good and fairly easy! Yum!

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    Yedavilli Venkata Saimadhav

    September 22, 2013 at 7:30 am

    I will try

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    Ehara Poetry

    September 21, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    wow, this is looks very yummy! thanks for the recipe

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    debbie jane de dios

    September 21, 2013 at 12:46 am

    your blog is is a big help for those who want to start filipino food line of business. 🙂

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    September 20, 2013 at 9:44 am

    I would love to try this recipe. Looks good and delicious.

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    Sweta Sonulkar

    September 19, 2013 at 7:21 pm

    i love cooking and tasting all over world ,i would try this and surprise my family.

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    May 12, 2010 at 7:30 am

    I love this recipe. My Dad always makes this one for me cause I don’t eat fish kinalaw.

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