Bicol Express

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 364.8
  • Total Fat: 31.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 59.1 mg
  • Sodium: 111.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 3.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 15.6 g

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Introduction

A Spicy Filipino dish customized for a North American Taste. For increased authenticity, increase the Bagoong (shrimp paste), but beware, it's very potent. My Filipino wife LOVES this dish just as is. A Spicy Filipino dish customized for a North American Taste. For increased authenticity, increase the Bagoong (shrimp paste), but beware, it's very potent. My Filipino wife LOVES this dish just as is.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    • 1/8 cup Cooking oil
    • 6 cloves Chopped garlic
    • 1/4 cup Chopped onions
    • 1/8 cup Chopped fresh ginger
    • 1 tb fine diced/grated fresh turmeric (Dilao)
    • 2/3 kg pork, medium to small dice (not minced)
    • 18 small thai chili (siling labuyo), Chopped
    • 0.5 tb Bagoong alamang
    • 14oz Coconut cream (1 can)
    • Fresh hot green peppers (elongated variety) sliced diagonally into 1/4" strips

Directions

1. Over medium heat, sauté garlic in hot oil.
2. Add pork, stirfry for 3-5 min
3. Add onions and cook until translucent.
4. Stir in fresh ginger, and turmeric.
5. Stir-fry for 5 minutes.
6. Add bagoong alamang and chopped hot chilli (siling labuyo).
7. Stir-fry until the pork is completely covered by the mixture (about 15 minutes).
8. Pour in 6 cups of coconut cream and add the sliced hot green peppers.
9. Continue cooking for about 10-20 minutes until thick but avoid letting the sauce break by overcooking (though it will still taste good if it does).
10. Add salt to taste. Serve over rice (preferably half jasmine white and half jasmine brown) and a vegetable side dish.


Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AVELANCH.