10 Filipino Street Foods That You Need to Try


#4 Green Mangoes with Alamang

Alamang, called bagoong in some regions, is shrimp paste. As it is sometimes called bagoong, it should not be confused with bagoong fish paste. Although this might sound weird to some people, this is actually a common snack in other southeast Asian countries like Thailand.

Mangoes with shrimp paste are probably the best way to satisfy anyone’s cravings (Photo: Teth)

This is best served when the mangoes used are not yet ripe and of a certain variety—Indian mangoes, apple mangoes, and carabao mangoes. Some also serve this with some spicy salt and some with vinegar.

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