Vegetable Adobo (Adobong Kangkong)


  • 2 pounds kangkong or spinach
  • 1/2 tablespoon finely minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup vegetable or corn oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste


  1. Wash and sort kangkong or spinach.
  2. Separate leaves and cut stems into 1-inch lengths.
  3. Sauté the garlic in oil, and when it is golden brown, add the kangkong, lemon or lime juice, soy sauce and salt. Cover and bring to a boil.
  4. Add freshly ground pepper to taste.
  5. Serve hot.

Yield: 4 servings