Dinengdeng Recipe

Dinengdeng with Fish

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To make this Dinengdeng Recipe, you must prepare any or a mix of the following vegetables; Saluyot, Squash, Bitter melon, Sweet Potato, Eggplant, Okra, String beans, Squash flowers, Sayote leaves, String bean leaves and Bamboo shoots. You can use either grilled fish or meat to add to the dish but some prepare it using just the vegetables and the bagoong isda.


  • 1 Milkfish (Bangus) Fried and cut into 4 pcs.
  • 1 cup String Beans
  • 5 pcs. Okra
  • 1 medium Eggplant cut into cubes
  • 2 Cups Squash, cut into Cubes
  • 2 Medium Ampalaya, cut into rectangular lengths.
  • 1 Onion, sliced
  • 2 pcs. Tomatoes: sliced
  • Saluyot
  • 1 root Ginger; crushed
  • Bagoong Isda
  • 4 Cups of Water


  1. In a large pan or casserole, Bring water to boil.
  2. Add onion, ginger, and tomatoes.
  3. Let it stand for 3 minutes.
  4. Season with Bagoong and continue boiling for another 5 minutes
  5. Remove the Scum that rises on top of the liquid and then put the Bangus (Milkfish)
  6. Simmer for 5 more minutes and add the vegetables.
  7. Cook until the vegetables are done and cooked.
  8. Adjust ingredients and seasoning according to taste.
  9. Serve with Hot Rice.


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