Ginisang Togue Recipe

Ginisang Togue is basically Sauteed Mung Bean Sprout with carrots, bell pepper, shrimp, and tofu. This Mung Bean Sprout recipe is a regular dish served in Filipino households. It is best eaten with steamed white rice.
Ginisang Togue is basically Sauteed Mung Bean Sprout with carrots, bell pepper, shrimp, and tofu. This Mung Bean Sprout recipe is a regular dish served in Filipino households. It is best eaten with steamed white rice.

Ginisang Togue

 

The good thing about the ingredients is the fact that these are healthy. Grown from mung beans, the sprouts are cholesterol free, and are best for anyone counting calories. Bean sprouts also contain a high source of fiber. It is digestible and contains a high concentration of enzymes that helps in the digestive process.

How to Cook Ginisang Togue
Making this dish is quick and easy. The first thing to do is prepare the tofu. Make sure to use extra firm tofu for this recipe. This type is perfect for frying. Deep-fry the tofu slices until golden brown. Remove from the pot and then slice into cubes. Set it aside.

Mung Bean Sprout Recipe

Start to cook the dish by sautéing garlic, onion, and tomato. Heat oil in a wok or pan. Add the garlic and onion. Cook for 30 seconds. Put the chopped tomato and continue to saute until both onion and tomato softens. The garlic should be a bit brown at this point.

Add shrimp and cook until it turns orangey. It is best to remove the head and shell of the shrimp before cooking. You can also use frozen shrimp for this recipe. Make sure to thaw it first before cooking.

The fried tofu is added next. Give it a quick stir and then add the mung bean sprout and carrot. Toss and saute for 1 to 2 minutes. Next goes the bell peppers.

Season with oyster sauce and ground black pepper. Fish sauce or patis can also be used as a substitute to oyster sauce.

ginisang togue recipe

Add the shrimp. Cook until it turns orangey. You can also add the seasoning.

I love to have this with warm rice. You can also pair it with either fried or grilled fish. I just had this with Inihaw na bangus. It was perfect!

Try this Ginisang Togue (Sautéed Mung Bean Sprouts) recipe. Let me know what you think.

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