Spicy Adobong Tahong

SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce


  • 2 cups (240ml) Water
  • 1/2 kg (500g) Tahong, meat
  • 1 Tbsp (15ml) Cooking Oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp (15g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp (15g) Ginger, sliced thinly
  • 1 pack (30g) SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce
  • 2 tsps (10ml) Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp (5ml) Vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5g) Sugar, white
  • 2 pcs (1g) Bay Leaf
  • 1 pc (2.5g) Red chili, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25g) Black pepper, ground
  • 1 tsp (5g) Spring onion, chopped, optional


  1. BOIL. In a pot of boiling water, add tahong. Let it boil for 5 minutes or until all the shells have opened. Separate the meat from the shell and remove beard. Set aside.
  2. SAUTÉ. In a pan, heat oil then sauté garlic, and ginger until fragrant. Add tahong meat and mix well.
  3. SEASON & SIMMER. Add SARSAYA® Oyster Sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, salt, bay leaf, red chili, and black pepper, mix well. Simmer for few minutes.
  4. SERVE. Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle spring onion on top. Serve!

Cooking Tips

In buying tahong, keep in mind that the meat is only 1/3 of the total weight with shells.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 10 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 20 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup (81g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Tahong is rich in Iodine, which helps in preventing Thyroid diseases like Goiter.


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