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Tinolang Tahong

Tinolang Tahong

Muscles or mussels? We prefer the latter, of course!

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Ingredients

  • 1 lb mussels (tahong), cleaned
  • 2 cups dahon ng sili
  • 2 tbsps ginger, julienned
  • 1 medium yellow onion, sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, pounded
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 tbsps cooking oil

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a cooking pot. Sauté garlic and onion.

  2. Add ginger. Once fragrant, add mussels and cook for a minute.

  3. Pour the water and let it boil.

  4. Season with salt and pepper. Stir and cook for 8 to 10 minutes.

  5. Mix dahon ng sili, then turn off the heat. Cover the pot and let the remaining heat cook the leaves.

  6. Transfer to a bowl and serve.

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