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Adobong Kangkong Recipe

This is a recipe for adobong kangkong. It is a Filipino vegetable dish wherein the water spinach is cooked inadobo style.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: adobong kangkong, filipino adobo, kangong adobo, water spinach adobo
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 bunch water spinach kangkong, leaves separated and stalks chopped in 1 inch length
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/8 cup vinegar
  • 1 head garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a cooking pot and pour-in the cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, put-in the garlic then brown.
  • Pour the soy sauce, vinegar, and water in the cooking pot and let boil.
  • Add the Kangkong stalks and cook for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper then stir.
  • Add the Kangkong leaves and gently stir to mix with the other ingredients. Cook for 30 seconds at most.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and top with toasted garlic.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!



Serving: 4g | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 827mg | Potassium: 102mg | Vitamin A: 880IU | Vitamin C: 9.9mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.7mg