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Suam na Mais
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5 from 2 votes

How to Cook Suam na Mais (Filipino Corn Soup)

Suam na mais is a Filipino corn soup cooked with sliced pork and shrimp. It is great to serve this as an appetizer or as a viand served with cooked rice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Vegetable Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: suam na mais
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 114kcal
Author: Manny


  • 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
  • 1 cup ampalaya or bitter melon leaves
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper


    How to cook Suam na Mais:

    • In a medium size pan, heat cooking oil and saute garlic until fragrant.
    • Add chopped onions and saute until soft.
    • Add in pork and shrimps and saute until slightly brown.
    • Add shrimp broth and bring to a boil. Simmer until pork is tender.
    • Put in the corn and simmer until corn is cooked.
    • Add in the ampalaya leaves, simmer for another minute then serve hot.