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Authentic Pinakbet Recipe


Jean's pinakbet


Ingredients Needed

-1/2 kilo of pork with fat(cut in bite size)

-4 tbsp of cooking oil (vegetable cooking oil)

-2 pcs of onion diced

-2pcs garlic cloves sliced

-2 tomatoes sliced

-3 pcs ampalaya or bitter melon (cut in small pieces)

-3pcs of medium eggplants (cut into bite size)

-10pcs of okra (cut into bite sized)

-1/2kilo of squash (cut into bite size)

-1/4 kilo of string beans (cut into 1 inch)

-5 tbsp of shrimp paste or bagoong

-salt and pepper to taste

-1 cup of water


Cooking Procedure

In a cooking pan, put the pork and fry until the oil of the fat separate to the pork. Cook the pork until it turns brown. Remove the pork from the pan and set it aside.  Add cooking oil to the same pan and sauté the onion, garlic and tomatoes. When you sauté always put in the onion first the onion before the garlic because garlic is easy to burn. Then add the bagoong or shrimp paste, mix and sauté for 5 minutes until it cooks. Put all the vegetables together in the pan. After 2 minutes put in water then salt and pepper to taste. Cover the pan until the water boils then set the flame to simmer. Put in the pork that you set aside earlier and serve.



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