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Pork Binagoongan

Pork Binagoongan

The fusion of pork and bagoong is a rich local taste that stays truly irresistible to the Pinoy palate. Go on, fill your home with its savory taste!

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  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1 pc onion, chopped
  • 1 pack Monterey Lechon Kawali (480g)
  • 1/4 cup bagoong alamang
  • 2 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • ground black pepper and sugar (to taste)


For the Pork Belly:

  1. Place pork belly in a pot. Add some garlic cloves and bay leaf.

  2. Season with a little bit of salt and pepper.

  3. Cover it with water.

  4. Cook it for about an hour or until pork is fork-tender.

  5. After slice it into cubes. Set aside.

To Prepare:

  1. In a hot pan, sauté red onions and garlic.

  2. Add pork belly cubes.

  3. When the cubes are brown enough, add the bagoong or shrimp paste.

  4. Add a bit of sugar to balance the saltiness of the shrimp paste.

  5. Add vinegar and a bit of water.

  6. Mix and let it simmer.

  7. Garnish with cilantro or wansuy leaves.

  8. Serving good for four.

Happy cooking, Foodies!

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