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Sauteed Bamboo Shoots (Ginisang Labong)

Try this healthy and delicious Sauteed Bamboo Shoots recipe. Low in calorie and rich in dietary fiber and a good source of vitamins and minerals.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Filipino
Keyword: ginisang labong, sauteed bamboo shoots
Servings: 3
Calories: 374kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cloves garlic - minced
  • 1 medium onion - chopped
  • 1 cup prawns - shelled and deveined
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 3 cups bamboo shoots (Labong) - cut into strips
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1 stalk green onions - cut diagonally


  • In a wok or skillet over medium-high heat, saute garlic and onion in hot oil until limp and aromatic.
  • Add the ground pork and cook for 5 minutes. Add the prawns and cook until all sides turn pink.
  • Add the bamboo shoots and fish sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for some minutes until bamboo shoots are tender.
  • Before turning the heat off, add the green onions.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.


If you are using fresh bamboo shoots, pre-boil it until half-cooked and then drain the water. Rinse the pre-boiled bamboo shoots and drain again.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 161mg | Sodium: 1328mg | Potassium: 458mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 60IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 2.2mg