Laswa is simple to prepare and the vegetable ingredients has to be fresh. The flavors of the fresh mixed vegetables go together with the shrimp that’s why this soup is flavorful and delicious. Alugbati or Kulitis, Okra, Kalabasa and Saluyot are a must ingredients for this soup and whatever vegetables that are in season.
Bring the water to a boil
Add the fresh Shrimp
Once the fresh Shrimp turns pinkish, add the Okra then after two minutes add the Squash.
When the Squash start to slightly fork tender, add the String beans and Eggplant
Add half sachet of Magic Sarap ( optional ) then add salt to taste or Patis
Turn off the heat then add your leafy vegetables, they will get cooked by the residual heat so it won’t get overcooked.
Serve Laswa immediately with Fried fish.