- 1 lb LaingTaro Leaves in coconut milk
- 1 cup Shredded Coconut
- 1 cup Coconut Cream
- 2 cups Water
- 2 tbsp Fish Sauce (Patis)
- 1 tbsp Salt
- 1 tbsp Sugar
- 2 cloves Garlicminced
- 2 tbsp Cooking Oil
Laing is a traditional Filipino dish made from taro leaves cooked in coconut milk. It is commonly served with steamed rice and is known for its savory and creamy flavor. The dish is typically made with shredded coconut, fish sauce, garlic, and spices, and is often considered a comfort food in the Philippines. It is typically served as a main dish and is enjoyed by many people in the country. it can be easily made at home with just a few ingredients and simple cooking methods.
The preparation time for Laing can vary, but on average it takes around 15-20 minutes to prepare all the ingredients and get them ready for cooking. This includes time for washing and cutting the taro leaves, measuring out the coconut milk, shredded coconut, and other ingredients, and mincing the garlic. The preparation time may also depend on the size of the taro leaves and whether they have been deveined or not. It’s important to have all the ingredients ready and measured out before starting the cooking process to make it more efficient.
If you are using frozen taro leaves or already prepared coconut milk, the preparation time can be reduced.
The cooking time for Laing can vary depending on the recipe and method of preparation. However, on average, it takes around 20-25 minutes to cook Laing once all the ingredients are added to the pot. This includes time for sautéing the garlic and toasting the shredded coconut, as well as simmering the taro leaves in the coconut milk mixture. It’s important to stir occasionally and check the taro leaves are tender before serving. Cooking time may also depend on the size of the taro leaves and whether they have been deveined or not.
Overall, the total time for preparing and cooking Laing can be around 30-45 minutes.
In a large pot, heat the oil and sauté the garlic until fragrant.
Add the shredded coconut and stir for 2-3 minutes until lightly toasted.
20 to 30 mins
Add the water, coconut milk, fish sauce, salt, and sugar. Stir to combine.
Bring the mixture to a boil, then add the laing.
Reduce the heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, or until the laing is tender.
Serve hot with steamed rice. Enjoy!