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Sauteed Daikon (Ginisang Labanos)

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 236kcal
Author Liza Agbanlog


  • 1 medium size daikon ,about 1 lb, peeled and sliced crosswise thinly
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small shallot ,chopped
  • ½ lb lean ground pork
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce , or 1 tsp kosher salt plus more to taste
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/3 cup white vinegar
  • Freshly cracked black pepper ,to taste


  • In a skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the shallot and sauté until soft, about 2 minutes. Add the pork and sauté until no longer pink, 3-4 minutes. Add the fish sauce or salt, and stir to combine.
  • Stir in the daikon, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Add the water and stir. Without stirring add the vinegar. Let the mixture boil, stir and cook, covered and stirring occasionally until the daikon is tender, about 4 minutes. Add fish sauce or salt, to taste. Season with freshly cracked black pepper.
  • Serve with steamed rice and fish sauce on the side.


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 406mg | Potassium: 388mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 19.5mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 0.9mg