Pinakbet added 2 tbsp of shrimp paste, almost 3, had to wait for a long time for the squash to become tender and kept on adding water so mine was a little watered down. no ampalaya for me. i only had okra, maybe add sitaw next time!
How to cook Pakbet or Pinakbet Pinakbet or Pakbet is a popular Ilocano dish, and one of the authentic Filipino food. The word Pinakbet or Pakbet is the contracted form of the Ilocano word pinakebbet, meaning “shrunk” or “shriveled”. Read more: http://www.pinoyrecipe.net/pakbet-or-pinakbet-recipe/