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Ginataang Labong Recipe
Bamboo Shoots in Coconut Milk
Ginataang Labong

Bamboo shoots or commonly known "labong" is best cooked with coconut milk, it is usually bought per cups in markets, but nowadays it is also available in cans though it is much better to use fresh bamboo shoots.

kusina ingredients
  • 1/2 cup shrimps
  • 4 cloves garlic; minced
  • 1 small onion; chopped
  • 1 cup rice water
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/4 cup saluyot leaves
  • 2 cups bamboo shoot; sliced in strips
  • Salt and pepper to taste
kusina instructions 
1 Squeeze out the juice from the bamboo shoot. Set aside the bamboo shoot.

2 Sauté garlic and onion. Add shrimps, then quickly simmer with fish sauce. Add bamboo shoot and rice water.

3 Boil until bamboo shoot gets tender. Add coconut milk, bring to a boil, then simmer. Add saluyot leaves.

4 Add seasoning according to taste. Cook until done.



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