Bulanglang na Hipon
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Yield: 4 Servings
  • 1 pound large shrimp, head on
  • 6 to 7 large ripe guavas
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 small onion, peeled and quartered
  • salt to taste
  • 1 bunch bok choy, ends trimmed and leaves separated
  • 1 to 2 finger chili peppers
  1. Trim tendrils off shrimp. Wash and drain well.
  2. Trim ends of guava, cut into fourths and with a spoon, scoop out seeds. Set aside guava flesh and discard seeds.
  3. In a large pot over medium heat, combine water, guavas and onions and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes or until guavas begin to soften. Occasionally mash guavas with back of spoon. Season with salt to taste.
  4. Add chili peppers and shrimp and cook for about 4 to 5 minutes or until shrimp begins to change color. Add bok choy and continue to cook for about 1 minute or until shrimps are cooked and vegetables are tender yet crisp. Serve hot.
Recipe by kawaling pinoy at https://www.kawalingpinoy.com/bulanglang-na-hipon/