Heat the oil in a cooking pot.
3 tablespoons cooking oil
Sauté the garlic, onion, and tomato.
1 piece onion, 2 cloves garlic, 1 piece tomato
Once tomato and onion softens, add the bagoong (shrimp paste). Stir.
¼ cup bagoong alamang
Pour-in water and vinegar. Let boil.
1 cup water, 1 teaspoon vinegar
Add the sliced eggplants, chili pepper, and half of the bagnet. Cover and cook in low to medium heat until the sauce reduces to half.
1 lb. bagnet, 2 pieces eggplant, 2 pieces Serrano pepper
Season with ground black pepper and sugar.
1 teaspoon granulated white sugar, 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
Transfer to a serving plate. Add remaining bagnet.
Serve warm with rice. Share and enjoy!