How to cook beef ampalaya?

Ampalaya con carne (Beef with bitter melon/bitter gourd)

Not everyone is a fan of ampalaya. Most of us hate it because of the bitter taste. However, there's a cheat on how to remove the bitterness of ampalaya and enjoy the many benefits of it!

How?

Soak the ampalaya in 1/2 cup of salt for 30minutes to an hour. Squeeze the juice out of the ampalaya and rinse thoroughly

Repeat the process as needed if you want to take out more bitterness

Here's the ingredients:

1. BEEF, SIRLOIN OR STEAK, THINLY SLICED

2. SOY SAUCE

3. BLACK PEPPER

4. CORNSTARCTH

5. OYSTER SAUCE

6. GARLIC, MINCED

7. AMPLAYA, SLICED

8. BEEF BOULION, OPTIONAL

So now, its time to cook:

- Marinate the beef in soy sauce, pepper and cornstarch for an hour to overnight

- Stir fry the beef over medium heat for 2-5 minutes. Set aside.

- Saute garlic and stir fry the ampalaya

- Add the oyster sauce and beef

- Add 1/2 cup of water, add beef boullion and let it simmer for 5-10minutes

- That easy!!!!