Special Monggo Guisado

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/4 cup (60g) Pork pigue, sliced thinly
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Onion, chopped
  • 2 1/2 Tbsps. (25g) Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Tomato, chopped
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Bagoong
  • 6 cups (1500ml) Water
  • 1 cup (250g) Monggo beans, soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup (100g) Shrimp, deveined and shelled
  • 2 packs (16g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1/4 cup (5g) Sili leaves
  • 1/4 cup (40g) Tinapa, flaked


  1. SAUTÉ. In a wok, heat oil. Sauté pork until brown. Add onion, garlic, tomato, and bagoong then sauté until fragrant.
  2. SIMMER. Add water and monggo. Simmer for 30-45 minutes or until soup is thick. Add shrimp then simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. SEASON. Add AJI-GINISA® then mix well. Add sili leaves then cook for another minute.
  4. SERVE. Transfer to a bowl. Serve with tinapa.

Cooking Tips

Sautéing or browning of the shells and head of the shrimp before adding water will also add much more taste to the soup.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 60 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 2/3 cup

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AJINOMOTO Ginisa® Flavor Seasoning Mix Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Monggo beans are good sources of Potassium, Magnesium, and Fiber that supports normal blood pressure.


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