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Filipino Adobong Labong

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Adobong Labong is a type of Bamboo Shoot dish cooked with pork and shrimps. Bamboo Shoots are known as “Labong” in Filipino. These are soft and young bamboo sprouts that sprung on the ground. Have you tried cooking bamboo shoots? Some varieties of bamboo shoots have cyanide content. Make sure to peel the skin and boil the bamboo shoots before using to reduce or eliminate the toxin.
  Bamboo shoot 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), cut in 1 to 2 inch length
  Pork 1⁄8 Pound, thinly sliced
  Shrimps 6 , shelled and deveined
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pork broth/Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cooking oil 3 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Medium, minced
  Salt To Taste
  Ground black pepper To Taste

1. Pour cooking oil in a wok then apply heat.

2. Sauté garlic and onions

3. Add pork then cook for 5 minutes.

4. Pour-in pork or beef broth and let boil. Cover and simmer for 10 to15 minutes.

5. Add shrimps, bamboo shoots, salt, and ground black pepper. Simmer for 5 minutes.

6. Pour-in vinegar and let boil. Simmer uncovered for 3 to 5 minutes.

7. Transfer to a serving plate then serve.

8. Share and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
If you are looking for a delicious Filipino curry dish, then you must be watching this video. A Filipino chef is making adobong labong using bamboo shoots, pork, shrimp and few other simple ingredients. His directions are quiet clear or at least it seems so as he narrates in his native language. Wished he had given written instructions on the video for everyone to understand and try the dish which looks so attractive.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 419 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 25 g39.1%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g19.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 119 mg39.7%

Sodium 2510.3 mg104.6%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.6%

Sugars 9.4 g

Protein 27 g54.1%

Vitamin A 3.1% Vitamin C 29.9%

Calcium 10% Iron 17.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Filipino Adobong Labong Recipe Video