Pancit Canton with Lechon Kawali


Ingredients:
500 grams pancit canton noodles
500 grams lechon kawali, chopped (recipe)
2 pieces pork cubes
10 cups water
1/4 kilo baguio beans, slice diagonally
2 cups cabbage, sliced into strips
1 carrot, julienned
1 cup celery(kintsay), sliced
4 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
4 tablespoons cooking oil
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon garlic flakes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a wok or frying pan, saute the garlic and onions.
2. Put-in ½ of lechon kawali, sauté for 3 minutes.
3. Add soy sauce, water, and pork cubes then simmer for 3 minutes.
4. Put-in pancit canton noodles then cover and simmer until the liquid has been absorbed by the noodles.
5. Add oyster sauce then toss until well combined.
6. Put-in the remaining vegetables, cook for 7 minutes.
7. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper according to taste.
8. Transfer to serving plate then top with remaining lechon kawali and sprinkle with garlic flakes. Serve with calamansi. Enjoy!

Barbecued Pork Kebab


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork meat with fat, sliced into thin pieces
bamboo skewers (soak in water for 15 minutes)
4 pieces red/yellow onion, quartered
2 pieces bell pepper, cut into square
4 pieces tomato, quartered

Marinade:
1 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup calamansi or lime juice
1/4 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground pepper
2 teaspoons garlic powder

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, combine marinade ingredients and pork. Marinate inside the fridge overnight.
2. Remove pork from marinade.

Part 3
1. Arrange marinated pork, bell pepper, onion, and tomato as desired on bamboo skewers then brush with marinade mixture.
2. Repeat the steps for the remaining pieces.

Part 4
1. Grill pork kebab over hot charcoal for 5 minutes on each side or until tender while basting with marinade mixture.
2. Transfer serving plate and serve with dipping sauce. Enjoy!

Pan-Fried Pork Steak


Ingredients:
2 pieces pork steak (10 ounces each)
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
salt and grind pepper to taste

Brine:
3 cups water
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup brown sugar

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prick pork both sides with a fork then marinate in brine for 30 minutes or overnight.

Part 2
1. Remove pork from the brine and pat dry with paper towels.
2. Sprinkle pork with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Part 3
1. In a cast-iron skillet, melt butter over medium heat.
2. Add pork and cook for 3 minutes on each side. Baste with melted butter.
3. Transfer to serving plate then serve with gravy. Serve hot immediately.

Pork Pochero with Chorizo


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork liempo, cut into serving pieces
1 large chorizo, sliced diagonally
1/2 head garlic, chopped
1 medium size onion, chopped
2-3 pieces tomatoes, sliced
4 pieces saba, sliced diagonally
2 potatoes, quartered
1 small bundle, green beans, trimmed
1/2 small cabbage, quartered
1/2 cup tomato sauce
3-4 cups water
1 tbsp. peppercorns
salt, fish sauce and sugar to taste
1/4 cup cooking oil

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a sauce pan, heat oil and saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.
2. Add chorizo and pork then stir cook until color changes and start to sizzle.
3. Add tomato sauce, water and peppercorns then stir and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until pork is tender.(Add more water as necessary).
4. Add potato and simmer for another 3-5 minutes or until potato are tender.
5. Add in banana and the other vegetables, cook for 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are cooked.
6. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce, salt and sugar according to taste.
7. Remove from heat then transfer to serving plate. Serve with steamed rice.

Spicy String Beans in Coconut Cream


Ingredients:
1 1/2 bunch string beans(sitaw), cleaned and chopped into serving pieces
4 pieces long green chili(siling pangsigang), sliced diagonally
4 pieces red hot chillies(labuyo), sliced into small pieces
300 grams pork, cut into small pieces
1 cup coconut cream(1st extract)
1 cup coconut milk(2nd extract) (optional)
1 teaspoon sauteed shrimp paste(bagoong alamang)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
1. In a saucepan, cook pork meat until color turns to light brown and start to render oil.
2. Add garlic and onion then saute until translucent.
3. Add shrimp paste and continue sauteing for a minute or until cooked.
4. Pour coconut milk, simmer until reduced and thick.
5. Pour coconut cream, string beans, green and red chilies, cook for 3 minutes or until tender and crisp.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper then transfer to serving plate then serve.

Deep Fried Crispy Pata


Ingredients:
1 piece(2 kg) pork pata(pork hock or knuckle), cleaned
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1 head garlic, pounded
1 white onions, chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
4 pieces bay leaves
6 stalks lemongrass
4 pieces star anise
4 tablespoons salt
salt and pepper to taste
water
cooking oil for frying

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Prick pata with a fork then marinate in soy sauce and vinegar for 30 minutes. Turning occasionally.

Part 2
1. In a large pot, pour water then add garlic, onion, peppercorns, bay leaves, lemon grass, star anise and salt.
2. Add pata then bring to boil over medium heat for 50 minutes or until tender. Add water if necessary.
3. Drain and let it cool.

Part 3
1. Prick pata with a fork to make holes all over, rub with salt and pepper.
2. Deep fry over low heat for 20 minutes or until skin becomes crisp and golden brown.
3. Drain then serve with dipping sauce(soy sauce, calamansi, chili, chopped onion).

Stir Fry Bean Sprouts


Ingredients:
1/2 kilo sprouted mung beans(togue)
1 small-sized bell pepper, cut into strips
1 small-sized carrot, cut into strips
10 pieces green beans, slice diagonally
1/4 kilo ground pork
5 cloves garlic, chopped
1 medium-sized onion, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 tablespoon butter

Procedures:
1. In a wok, heat oil and stir cook ground pork until golden brown. Set aside.
2. In a same pan, melt butter then saute garlic and onion.
3. Put back ground pork then a little water. Stir cook for 1 minute.
4. Add sprouted mung beans, and other vegetables. Stir fry for 5 minutes or until vegetables are half-cooked.
5. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Fry for a few seconds then serve hot.

Braised Pork Spare Ribs with Coca-Cola


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork spareribs, cut into serving pieces
2 pieces carrots, cut into serving pieces
2 cups Coca-Cola (or just enough to cover the meat)
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
1 onion, chopped
2 tablespoons cooking oil
chopped spring onions for garnishing
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a cooking pan, heat oil then saute onion until transluncent.
2. Add spareribs then continue sauteing until light brown.
3. Pour coca cola, soy sauce and oyster sauce then simmer over low heat for 30 minutes or until tender. Add water if necessary.
4. Add carrots then cook for another 5 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Transfer to serving plate then sprinkle with spring onions. Serve with steamed rice.

Pork Inasal


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork meat with fat, sliced into thin pieces
bamboo skewers (soak in water for 15 minutes)
charcoal

Marinade:
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup vinegar
3 tablespoons calamansi or lime juice
3 white stem lemongrass
6 cloves garlic, minced
2 thumb size ginger, grated
3 tablespoons brown sugar
salt to taste

Basting:
1 teaspoon achuete(annato) powder
1/3 cup cooking oil
1/3 cup banana ketchup

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a large container, combine marinade ingredients and pork. Marinate inside the fridge overnight.
2. Remove pork from marinade.

Part 2
1. In a bowl, combine basting mixture and set aside.

Part 3
1. Arrange marinated pork as desired on bamboo skewers then brush with basting mixture.
2. Repeat the steps for the remaining pieces.

Part 4
1. Grill pork over hot charcoal for 5 minutes on each side or until tender while basting.
2. Transfer serving plate and serve with spicy vinegar. Enjoy!

Pork Bicol Express


Ingredients:
1 kilo pork belly(1/4 fat), cut lengthwise
1/2 cup of long green peppers(siling pangsigang) or baguio beans, cut diagonally
3 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup shrimp paste (bagoong alamang)
4 cloves garlic; chopped
1 small onion; chopped
3 pieces red chili(siling labuyo)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl with water and salt, soak green peppers for 30 minutes then rinse and drain.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat vegetable oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add sliced pork, continue sauteing until colors turn to brown.
3. Add the shrimp paste then mix for another minute.
4. Pour coconut milk then simmer until reduced.
5. Add the green peppers and red chili.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt according to taste.
7. Serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!