Dinengdeng by ronald.madla



   Dinengdeng (also called inabraw) is a dish of the Ilocano people of the Philippines,
similar to pinakbet. It is classified as a bagoong soup based dish. Unlike pinakbet,
dinengdeng contains fewer vegetables and contains more bagoong soup base.


1 milk fish (bangus); fried or grilled
1 cup string beans; cut into 2" long
6 pieces okra
1 cup squash; cut in cubes
1 big ampalaya; cut in 2” rectangular lengths
1 onion; sliced
2 large tomatoes; sliced
1 cup jute leaves (saluyot)
1 root ginger; crushed
Bagoong isda, Fish Sauce
3 cups water

How to Cook:

     In a casserole, bring water to boil. Add onion, ginger, and tomatoes. Let stand for
3 minutes. Season with bagoong (fish sauce) and continue boiling for 5 minutes.
      Remove the scum that rises on top of the liquid and then drop the milkfish.
Simmer for 5 minutes, then add vegetables.
      Cook until vegetables are done. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Serve hot
and enjoy

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