Bagoong Guisado

Bagoong is an important Filipino delicacy and ingredients to most of its dishes;  Be careful of its pungent odor for its actually fermented.  Bagoong could be alamang “tiny shrimps” or in fishes. Filipinos love to snack them with green mangoes or just even to top them on newly cooked rice.

Bagoong Guisado


about half a cup of bagoong (shrimp paste)

1 teaspoon of sugar

2 tablespoons of vinegar

some chilies (labuyo) this is optional if you want spicy

some pork fat

1 red onion chopped


In a pan, put your pork fat add a little bit of water and cover it.  Let it boil and let the oil come out from the fat.  Fry the fat from its oil, add the garlic then the onion.  Add the bagoong and continue frying.  Add the sugar and vinegar cook until the vinegar has completely evaporated.  If you want a spicy bagoong add the chopped chilies.

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