Ginisang Sigarilyas

Filipino Style Recipe: ginisang sigarilyas or sauteed winged beans is another healthy yet affordable dish. The procedure is very easy and simple, normally the chicken or pork sauteed until brown then cook and simmer with winged beans until tender. Season with bagoong na isda or fish sauce according taste then serve with rice.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

1 bunch winged beans(sigarilyas), sliced
300 grams chicken fillet or pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons fermented fish sauce(bagoong na isda)
1 cup water or chicken/pork stock
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

1. In a pan, heat oil and saute garlic and onion.
2. Add chicken fillet and stir cook until brown then season with bagoong and pepper.
3. Pour water and bring to boil then add sigarilyas.
4. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until cook then adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice. Enjoy.

Ginataang Sigarilyas


Filipino Style Recipe: ginataang sigarilyas or winged beans in coconut milk recipe  is another  simple yet tasty and nutritious vegetable dish, basically it’s a winged beans simmered in coconut milk. Add with pork or shrimp make the recipe more delicious. This is another mouth-watering vegetable dish that is truly enjoyed by most Filipinos.

Estimated time of preparation: 10 minutes
Estimated time of cooking: 15-20 minutes
Good for 3-4 persons

300 grams pork belly, cut into small cubes or strips
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1 medium onion, sliced thinly
1 bunch winged beans(sigarilyas), sliced diagonally and ends discarded
1/2 cup coconut cream
1/2 cup of water
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup dried shrimp(optional)

Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil and fry pork until color turns to light brown.
2. In a same pan, saute onion and garlic. Season with fish sauce then mix well.
3. Add dried shrimp and cook for a minute.
4. Pour in coconut cream and bring to a boil.
5. Add winged beans and cook until vegetables are tender but not overcooked.
6. Add water if necessary. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Remove from heat.
7. Serve and enjoy.

1. You may also add long beans(sitaw) and red chili if desired.