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Sinampalukang Langka

  • Written by Myke “Tatung” Sarthou
  • Published in Food & Recipe
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Sinampalukang Langka Photo by Aldwin Aspillera


4 cups unripe jackfruit (langka), peeled and cut into 1 1/2-inch strips

2 cups water

4 unripe tamarind pods or sinigang sa sampalok powder

1 onion, sliced

1 (1-inch) piece ginger, sliced into 4 pieces

1 finger chili

1/2 cup small shrimp fish sauce (patis), to taste

Fresh tamarind leaves for garnish

* Put jackfruit and water in a stockpot and bring to a boil. Cook for 5 minutes or until jackfruit is almost tender.
* Add tamarind pods, onions, ginger, and chili; cook until tender.
* Add shrimp and cook until they turn pink. Season with fish sauce. Discard tamarind pods.
* Remove from heat and add tamarind leaves. Serve hot.