Ginisang Upo Recipe

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 1 Tablespoon (15ml) cooking oil
  • 2 1/2 cups (375g) upo, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon (15g) garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup (35g) onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup (70g) tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 cup (100g) ground pork
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1/2 teaspoon (1g) black pepper, ground
  • 3 Tablespoons (45ml) water


  1. SAUTÉ. On a hot pan, heat oil and sautè tomato, onion and garlic. Then, add ground pork. Next add in upo and water. Cover and let it simmer until vegetable is almost done.
  2. SEASON. With AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix and pepper. Mix well.
  3. SERVE. Transfer on a serving plate, serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Fresh bottle gourd has a smooth skin, pale green in colour. Buy a piece that is free from any cuts, spots, blemishes and infestations. It should be firm to handle and the flesh should not feel soft when pressed.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 20 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1/2 cup (110g)

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AJINOMOTO Ginisa® Flavor Seasoning Mix Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Bitter gourd is a vegetable high on water and is a rich source of Vitamin C, K and Calcium. It helps in maintaining a healthy heart and brings down bad cholesterol levels.


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