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Friday, February 6, 2009

Filipino Sinigang na Baboy Recipe

Estimated cooking and preparation time: 1 hour

Pork Sinigang Ingredients:

  • 3/4 kilo Pork, cut into chunks

  • 3 tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 100 grams Kangkong (river spinach)

  • 100 grams String beans

  • 2 pieces horse radishes, sliced

  • 3 pieces gabi (taro), pealed

  • 2 pieces sili pag sigang (green finger pepper)

  • 200 grams sampalok (tamarind)

  • 3 tablespoons of patis (fish sauce)

  • 1 liter of rice wash or water

Sinigang Cooking Instructions:

  • Boil sampalok in water until the shell shows cracks. Let cool then peal off the shells and with a strainer, pour samplalok (including water) into a bowl. Gently massage the sampalok meat off the seeds, strain again.
  • In a pot, sauté garlic and onion then add the tomatoes. Let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add pork and fish sauce then add the rice wash. Bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes then add the gabi. Continue to simmer for another 15 minutes or until the pork is tender.
  • Add the horse radish and simmer for 10 minutes then add the string beans, kangkong and sili (for spice-optional). Let boil for 2 minutes.
  • Serve piping hot.

Sinigang Cooking Tip:

  • Instead of sampalok fruit (tamarind), you can substitute it with any commercial souring seasoning like Knorr sampalok seasoning or tamarind bouillon cubes for this pork sinigang recipe.

Beef Steak Filipino Style Recipe

Estimated time to prepare and cook: 50 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 kilo tender pork or beef steaks, sliced

  • 1 tablespoon kalamansi or lemon juice

  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 1 small piece ginger, crushed

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/2 cup onions, sliced in rings

  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil

Pork / Beef Steak Cooking Instructions:

  • Marinate the pork or beef steak in kalamansi (lemon) juice, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and pepper for 30 minutes.
  • In a frying, add cooking oil. Add the marinated pork or beef steak and cook slow until done.
  • Increase heat for a minute or two to brown steaks.
  • Add the sliced onions and continue to cook for another minute.
  • Serve on a platter including the oil and sauce.
  • Best served with hot plain rice.