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Suam na Mais (Corn Vegetable Soup with Shrimp)

Suam na Mais
Credits Osang Soliman

Suam na Mais (Corn Vegetable Soup with Shrimp)– is a healthy Corn soup with vegetables, corn and shrimps. Suam na mais is a simple seafood and vegetable soup for the family. You may also add crushed chicharon upon serving! So yummy and taste even better..

Suam na Mais

(Corn Vegetable Soup with Shrimp)


  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 tsp. garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 cup pork, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shrimps, shelled
  • 4 cups shrimp broth
  • 1 cup uncooked white corn, shredded
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • 1 cup Ampalaya or bitter melon leaves


  1. In a medium size pan, heat cooking oil and sauté garlic until fragrant.
  2. Add chopped onions and sauté until soft.
  3. Add in pork and shrimps and sauté until slightly brown.
  4. Add shrimp broth and bring to a boil. Simmer until pork is tender.
  5. Put in the corn and simmer until corn is cooked.
  6. Add in the Ampalaya leaves, simmer for another minute then serve hot.
  7. Enjoy!