Spicy Shrimp Aligue

Filipino Style Recipe: Spicy Shrimp Aligue is a simple yet mouth-watering seafood dish. The dish is consisting of shrimp cooked in crab fat (aligue), hot sauce, chili flakes, lemon juice. Serve with kangkong.

500 grams shrimps, cleaned
2 tablespoons aligue (crab fat)
1/2 teaspoon dried chili flakes
1 teaspoon hot sauce
2 stalks onion leeks
1/2 lemon, juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon grind pepper
a bunch of kangkong (water spinach), trimmed

Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then sauce garlic.
2. Add shrimps then stir fry until color turns to orange.
3. Add aligue, hot sauce and lemon juice then simmer for a minute.
4. Pour water, chili flakes, fish sauce and grind pepper then cook for another minute. 5. Add kangkong and cook until wilted.

Part 2.
1. In a serving plate, place wilted kangkong then place shrimps and sauce on top.
2. Garnish with remaining onion leeks. Serve.

Aligue Rice

Filipino Style Recipe: aligue rice is another easy and simple but mouth-watering fried rice dish. It is mainly made up of fried rice and crab fat mixed together until rice is well coated. Usually served during breakfast together with your favorite dish and soup.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 4-5 servings

5 cups cooked rice, leftover
2 tablespoons aligue(crab fat)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons chopped spring onion(half for garnishing)

1. In the same pan, heat olive oil and saute ginger, garlic and spring onion.
2. Add aligue then stir cook for a minute over low heat.
3. Add cooked rice then seasoned with salt and ground pepper according to taste.
4. Keep stirring for 5 minutes or until until rice is well coated.
5. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with spring onion.