Dinengdeng is an incredibly delicious and flavorful Filipino soup that’s made with fermented anchovies, vegetables, and spices. It has a unique taste that’s savory, sour, and slightly sweet all at the same time! This dish is popular in the Ilocos and Visayas region of The Philippines but can be found throughout many parts of the country. If you’re looking for a tasty new recipe to try out this summer then give dinengdeng a try – it won’t disappoint! Read on for more information about this traditional Filipino soup and how to make it.
Dinengdeng or Inabraw
The Ilocano from Ilocos Philippines have crafted this unique and flavorful dish, Dinengdeng (also known as Inabraw), which is similar to Pinakbet. This savory Bagoong Monamon soup-based delicacy contains fewer vegetables than its counterpart, including squash and plenty of bagoong monamon broth — an excellent addition to any Filipino feast! It is traditionally made with fermented anchovies, vegetables, and spices that are boiled together to create a flavorful soup. There are many variations of the recipe but they all share the same savory, sour, and slightly sweet taste that makes dinengdeng so popular!
Fermented Anchovy Vegetable Soup Recipe
Dinengdeng is easy to make and requires few ingredients. All you need is fermented anchovies, onion, tomato, squash, or other vegetables of your choice (such as green beans or eggplant), garlic, ginger, chilies, or pepper flakes for spice, and some fish sauce for flavor.
bagoong monamon or guinamos in Visayan
A traditional way to add flavor to the soup is by using bagoong monamon or guinamos in Visayan. These are fermented fish sauces that are used extensively throughout the Philippines. They provide a unique salty and savory taste which complements the other flavors in dinengdeng perfectly.
Serving Dinengdeng with Rice
Dinengdeng is traditionally served over steamed rice for a complete meal. It can also be enjoyed as a side dish with fried fish or grilled meat or seafood, or even just on its own! The possibilities are endless so get creative when it comes to this delicious Filipino soup recipe – there’s sure to be something you love!
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