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Abraw - Filipino Vegetable Soup

Ingredients
  Lobster base/Knorr chicken cubes 1 Tablespoon (sysco)
  Shrimp base/Knorr chicken cube 1 Tablespoon (sysco)
  Sliced ginger 2 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Small, quartered
  Tomato 2 Large, quartered
  Kabocha 1 Medium, skin on and diced into 1 inch cubes (squash)
  Green onion 4 Medium, sliced fine
  Malunggay 8 Ounce
  Jute leaves 8 Ounce (saluyut)
  Squash flowerettes/Water spinach (kang-kong) 8 Ounce
  Water 1 Pint
  Lima bean 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Fish sauce 1 Teaspoon (bagoong)
Directions

MAKING
1.In a stock pot, pour the water and heat to boil.
2.Add ginger, garlic and onion.
3.Pour in the fish sauce.
4.Add the lobster and shrimp base or the Knorr chicken cubes.
5.Bring to a boil and cook for 3 minutes.
6.Add the squash, lima beans and the tomatoes. Cover and let it simmer for 20 minutes.
7.Add the squash flowerettes or the water spinach and the malunggay. Stir and bring it to a boil again. Let it cook for 3 minutes.
8.Drop the jute leaves or the saluyut.
9.Throw in the green onions.
10.Cover and simmer for 2 minutes.
11.Remove from heat.

SERVING
12.Pour in a bowl and serve the soup piping hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Kabocha
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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