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UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: ‘Sinigang na Hipon sa Sampalok’

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Shrimps!!! My absolute favorite whether sauteed, grilled, etc. but especially if its ‘sinigang’ (cooked in tamarind broth). One important thing to remember when cooking seafood, especially shrimps is to not overcook it. What’s different with my version you might ask, well its julienne ginger and…read the cooking tips below. Enjoy!

‘Sinigang na Hipon’
Ingredients:
shrimps
onions, quartered
tomatoes, quartered
labanos or radish, sliced
tamarind paste or mix / shrimp bouillon or cubes
siling pang-sigang or long green chili
kangkong leaves or water spinach
sitaw or long string beans
salt & pepper
patis or fish sauce
5-6 cups of water

Procedure:
– In a deep pan, place the water, onions, tomato, tamarind mix/shrimp bouillon, radishes, and string beans and bring to a boil Continue reading “UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: ‘Sinigang na Hipon sa Sampalok’”

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UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: Cooking the trend called ‘Garlic Butter Shrimps’ plus tips!

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My absolute favorite since I was a kid (and learned that I am not allergic to seafood), is shrimps! Sauteed, grilled, Sinigang, etc. super love it!

Well there’s been a proliferation of shrimp ‘bags’ or shrimp ‘bucket’ food establishments in Manila these days and after trying a few, IMHO, its still better if you cook it yourself. Its economical and fun to share with family and friends plus the bragging rights that you know how to cook the trend, right?

What’s the difference with this recipe or with the restaurant recipes you might ask. The recipe here is the basic procedure but the added herbs combo and techniques makes a big difference. Oh and what matters most, do not over cook the shrimps!

Garlic Butter Shrimps

Ingredients:
shrimps
olive oil
butter
garlic, minced
salt & pepper
cayenne powder
paprika powder
spring onions, minced
juice of fresh lemon

Procedure:
– Clean the shrimps (keeping the head) by washing over running water; if you prefer, you may shell and de-vein the shrimps and/or remove the heads Continue reading “UrMajestySiresFoodExperiments: Cooking the trend called ‘Garlic Butter Shrimps’ plus tips!”