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How to Cook Sauteed String Beans with Shrimp Paste

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Vegetable Recipes
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Manny


  • 15 to 20 pcs string beans or sitaw cut into 2" long
  • 200 grams pork cut into small cubes
  • 4 to 5 pcs small gabi or taro roots peeled and cut into 4 pcs
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 2 to 3 to matoes sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1/4 cup shrimp paste or bagoong alamang
  • 1 tsp. MSG
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil


    How to cook Sauteed String Beans with Shrimp Paste:

    • Boil pork cubes in 1/4 cup water. Cook until tender and set aside.
    • Saute garlic until brown. Add onion and tomatoes and saute for 2 minutes.
    • Add pork and bagoong alamang then stir cook for 5 minutes.
    • Add gabi and pour in 1/2 cup water. Cover and continue cooking.
    • Add string beans when taro roots are almost cooked.
    • Add another 1/2 cup water and cook until string beans are done but not overcooked.