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Ginisang Ampalaya na May Itlog at Hipon (Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg and Shrimp)

This is a recipe for Sauteed Bitter Melon with Egg and Shrimp.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 small ampalaya cored and sliced
  • 1 medium tomato chopped
  • 1 small yellow onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 egg
  • 5 pieces medium shrimp shell removed
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Sprinkle salt, ground black pepper, and garlic powder all over the shrimp. Rub. Let it stay for 5 minutes.
  • Crack the egg and place in a bowl. Beat until smooth. Set aside.
  • Spray or pour cooking oil in a wok. Pan-fry shrimp for 1 minute per side. Remove from the wok. Set aside.
  • Pour oil on the wok. Let it heat-up.
  • Saute onion, garlic, and tomato. Continue to cook until the onion and tomato softens.
  • Add the ampalaya (bitter gourd). Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Pour beaten egg into the wok. Stir-fry until the eggs are cooked.
  • Put the shrimp back into the wok. Stir.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g