Ginisang Ampalaya With Aligue Recipe

Make your simple ginisa sinfully delicious!

This easy stir fry is made even more flavorful with crab fat or aligue. You just need a little bit togive this vegetable dish that delicious crab flavor.  

Ginisang Ampalaya With Aligue Recipe

Mira Angeles
Make your simple ginisa sinfully delicious!
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine Chinese, Filipino
Servings 4


Ginisang Ampalaya With Aligue Ingredients

  • 1 big ampalaya deseeded and silced thinly
  • 3 cups water for washing
  • 2 tablespoons rock salt for washing
  • 1 tablespoon sugar for washing
  • 3 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1 medium red onion sliced
  • 2 tablespoons bottled crab fat paste (aligue)
  • rock salt to taste
  • ground pepper to taste


  • In a bowl with 3 cups water, add 2 tablespoons of rock salt and 1 tablespoon sugar. Mix well. Soak the sliced ampalaya in this water-salt-sugar mixture for 30 minutes. After soaking, wash the ampalaya with running water. Set aside and drain.
  • Heat the oil in a pan, then sauté garlic and onion add the aligue then add in the drained ampalaya. Adjust taste with salt and pepper. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.
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