(Sauteed Bitter Gourd with egg and shrimp)
2 medium sized ampalaya
1 cup shrimp peeled and deveined
3 medium sized eggs, beaten
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium sized onion, sliced
2 medium sized tomatoes, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup of water or chicken stock
2 tbspoon cooking oil
Mama’s Guide Instructions:
Wash and slice ampalaya, cut and remove seeds. Slice thinly and sprinkle with salt and mix well, to lessen the bitter taste. Put slice ampalaya in a bowl with hot water and set aside for a few minutes.
In a large pan, heat cooking oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes. Add drained ampalaya and stir for 5 minutes. Add water or chicken stock and bring to a boil. Simmer for another 5 minutes or until ampalaya is done. Add shrimps and stir for another 5 minutes. Add beaten eggs and cook for another 2 minutes. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot with rice.