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    Laing Recipe or Ginataang Gabi Recipe

    November 28, 2010
    Laing Recipe, also known as Ginataang Gabi is equally famous and tasty as the Bicol Express. The dish’s main ingredients are taro stem and leaf cooked in coconut milk, salted with fermented shrimp or fish bagoong. It is also heavily spiced with red hot chilies called siling labuyo (“Bird’s eye chili”).


    Preparation Time: 00:15
    Cooking Time: 00:25
    Servings: 3 to 4


    Laing Ingredients:

    • 25 pieces gabi (taro) leaves, dried and shredded
    • 1/2 kilo pork, diced
    • 1/4 cup shrimp bagoong
    • 5 cloves garlic, minced
    • 2 red onions, chopped
    • 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
    • 5 red hot chilies or siling labuyo, sliced
    • 1 cup coconut cream (katang gata)
    • 2 cups coconut milk (gata)
    • 1/2 teaspoon vetsin or monosodium glutamate (MSG) (optional)
    • 2 tablespoons of oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt

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