Easy to cook dish from kangkong stalks
One of the advocacies of the world’s best chef is reducing food waste. In the Rio Olympics, he and his team cooked up dishes from produce that restaurants are throwing away to feed the hungry.
Gising-gising is a dish made from kangkong stalks that often just get thrown away. it’s easy to make and doesn’t take more than 15 minutes, provided that you don’t have to make the coconut milk or cream yourself.
1 onion, minced
1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
small knob ginger, minced
at least 1 chili, minced
kakang gata of 1 coconut
thinly sliced kangkong stalks
1 tsp bagoong alamang or salt to taste
2 tbsp cooking oil
Heat cooking oil in pan. Saute onion, garlic and ginger. Add coconut cream and simmer for a minute or two. Stir in bagoong. Add drained kangkong stalks and chili. Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes or until kangkong is cooked through.