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Gisadong Gulay Recipe
Simmered Vegetables with Shrimp
Gisadong Gulay

A simple but delicious way to cook a selection of fresh vegetables with shrimp and other meats.

kusina ingredients
  • 8 oz (250 g) boneless pork loin
  • 3 cups (750 ml) water
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 medium onion, diced
  • 2 small tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce (patis)or 
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup (100 g) cauliflower florets
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 8 oz (250 g) fresh medium shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 1 cup (90 g) broccoli florets
  • 1/4 small green cabbage, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup (5 oz/100 g) cooked fava beans or broad beans (optional)
  • 1 cup (31/2 oz/100 g) snow peas, cut into sections

kusina instructions
1 In a deep saucepan, boil the pork in the water, uncovered, until the meat is cooked, about 10 minutes. Remove the meat, drain and set aside to cool. 

2 Strain and reserve 11/2 cups (375 ml) of the stock. When the pork meat has cooled, cut it into 1-in (21/2-cm) cubes and set aside.

3 Heat the oil in a wok and stir-fry the garlic until golden brown, then add the onion and stir-fry until translucent. Add the tomatoes and cook until soft.

4 Add the pork cubes, reserved pork stock, fish sauce and pepper, and bring to a boil. Add the cauliflower and carrot, and cook for 3 minutes. 

5 Then add the shrimp and the rest of the vegetables, and cook for another 3 minutes, until the shrimp turn pink and the vegetables are cooked. Serve hot.

Serves 4–6 
Preparation time: 35 mins 
Cooking time: 45 mins



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