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How to Cook Laing na Hipon (Shrimps with Taro Leaves)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: VegetableRecipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 10 pcs
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo hipon shrimps, shelled and chopped finely
  • 1 cup thin coconut milk reserve thick coconut milk
  • 2 small young coconuts grated
  • 2 pcs siling labuyo hot chili peppers
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 10 to 15 pcs wilted gabi leaves taro root leaves


    How to cook Laing Na Hipon

    • Mix hipon with onion, grated coconuts and salt.
    • Wrap about 1 tablespoon of shrimp mixture in gabi leaves.
    • Arrange in a pot. Pour thin coconut milk overwrapped mixture.
    • Cover. Simmer over low fire.
    • Shake pot to avoid burning of wrapped mixture.
    • Add thick coconut milk and siling labuyo when slightly cooked.
    • Continue cooking until sauce thickens. Serve while hot.