Shrimp Paste or “Bagoong Alamang is a common ingredient and it is widespread in Southeast Asia. It is made from small shrimp or krill and salt mixture left to marinade and ferment for several days until the salty and earthy flavor develops.
Prep Time:5 mins
Cook Time:15 mins
Total Time:20 mins
12 ounces shrimp paste
1 medium tomato, diced
4 ounces pork (with fat), sliced
1 small onion, minced
3 cloves garlic, minced
3½ tablespoons sugar
3 teaspoons vinegar
Heat a pan and sear the pork until the oil comes out.
Add garlic, onion, and tomato then sautés for 5 minutes.
Put the raw shrimp paste, sugar, and vinegar then stir.
Cover and cook over low heat for about 15 minutes.
Stir once in awhile.
Transfer to a bowl.
This video shows another recipe for bagoong alamang.
Serving Size:1 Tbsp
Saturated Fat:0 g
Unsaturated Fat:0 g
Trans Fat:0 g
Keywords: fermented shrimp, easy to cook, shrimp paste, condiments, traditional