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Best Laing Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Vegetable recipes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 319kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1 lb Taro leaves
  • 2 cups Coconut milk
  • 3 1/2 cups Water
  • 4 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 pc Onion diced
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
  • 2 thumbs Ginger cut into strips
  • 3 pcs Long green chilies
  • 1 cup Pork cut into strips


  • Boil 3 cups of water in a casserole.
  • Put-in the taro leaves and stem then cook for 5 minutes.
  • Then, remove the leaves and stem from the casserole, and set aside the broth.
  • In another pan, heat oil. Once hot, fry the pork until brown. Then push the pork on one side of the pan.
  • In the same pan, saute garlic and onion until brown. Then add the ginger and stir together with the pork.
  • Season with salt and 1/2 cup of water, then boil for 10 minutes.
  • Then pour-in coconut milk and stir until it boils.
  • Add the boiled taro leaves and stem, then gently push the leaves down so that it can absorb more coconut milk. Cook for another 30 minutes.
  • Add the red chilies. Stir. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.


Calories: 319kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 328mg | Potassium: 1011mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 5471IU | Vitamin C: 61mg | Calcium: 154mg | Iron: 6mg