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Shrimp in Philippine Cuisine

  • Filipino Fritter Ukoy
    Posted in: Filipino Snacks

    Photo of Ukoy by Angie Pastor. For orders in Manila, 09369815475.

    Ukoy (or okoy) is a flat deep-fried shrimp patty or fritter. Very small shrimps are used.

  • Ginataang Tagunton
    Posted in: Shellfish

    Photo by Mildred Cruz of Ginataang Tagunton.

    Freshwater shrimp… tiny species of Macrobrachium living in Laguna de Bay.

  • Sinigang na Hipon
    Sinigang na Hipon
    Posted in: Seafood

    Featured photo: Sinigang na Hipon by Mary Rizale.

    Sinigang is a class of sour broth with a prominent ingredient such as pork or milkfish. In the case of sinigang na hipon, the main feature is shrimp, which is hipon in Tagalog.