Pork Binagoongan

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs Pork, cubed
  • 1 tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 3 tbps shrimp paste
  • 3-5 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp whole pepper corn
  • 4 cups water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 piece chili (banana pepper, jalapeno, or long chili pepper), sliced *optional

Directions

  1. In a pot, pour-in the water and bring to a boil
  2. Put-in the pork, vinegar and dried bay leaves and simmer for 35 minutes or until meat is tender
  3. Once tender, remove the meat from the pot. set aside
  4. In the pot, add a bit of oil and saute the garlic and onion until translucent.
  5. Add in the pork and cook for a few minutes until it starts to brown.
  6. Add the shrimp paste and mix well. Add the tomato and optional chili.
  7. Add 1/2 cup coconut milk and let it simmer for a few minutes until sauce thickens.
  8. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot. Enjoy!


Pork Binagoongan is a traditional Filipino dish where you cook pork with tomato and shrimp paste. It’s a nice dish with plenty of flavors and would be a favorite for anyone that likes fairly salty dishes. With the addition of the coconut milk, it gives this dish an added flavor and aroma. Overall it’s an easy recipe that anyone can try, serve with plenty of white rice which compliments the dish very well.

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