Pork and Beans Igado


Ingredients:
500 grams pork loin, cut into serving pieces
150 grams pork liver, cut into serving pieces
1 cup white beans (bitsuelas)
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup anatto water
3 tablespoons vinegar
3 pieces bay leaves(laurel)
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1 large white onion, chopped
2 cups water
2 pieces potatoes, cut into serving pieces (optional)
1 pork bouillon
3 tablespoons cooking oil
salt and pepper to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, soak beans in water overnight. Wash on running water then drain. Set aside.
2. In a pot, boil water then cook beans for an hour or until tender. Add water if necessary then set aside.

Part 2
1. In a large bowl, combine pork meat, liver, garlic, soy sauce and anatto water then marinate for an hour.

Part 3
1. In a pot, heat oil then saute garlic and onion. Add pork meat, liver and marinade then cook for 10 minutes.
2. Add water, boiled beans, potatoes, bay leaves, and pork bouillon. Simmer for 20 minutes or until pork is tender.
3. Pour vinegar and simmer for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
4. Simmer for another 3 minutes or until sauce thickens.
5. Transfer to serving plate and serve.

Baguio Beans Gising Gising


Ingredients:
450 grams baguio beans, cleaned and chopped thinly
300 grams ground pork
1 cup coconut cream(1st extract)
1 teaspoon sauteed shrimp paste(bagoong alamang)
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
1/4 teaspoon cumin powder
salt and pepper to taste
4 pieces red hot chillies(labuyo), sliced into small pieces
1 cup coconut milk(2nd extract) (optional)

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, cumin powder and continue sauteing for a minute or until cooked.
4. Pour coconut milk, simmer until reduced and thick.
5. Pour coconut cream, baguio beans and chopped chili, cook for 3 minutes or until tender and crisp.
6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper then transfer to serving plate then serve.

Spicy Eggplants, Beans and Tofu


Ingredients:
2 pieces eggplants, cut into serving pieces
200 grams firm tofu, sliced and fried
1 tablespoon precooked black beans, washed
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, sliced
2-3 pieces red chili
10 pieces basil leaves
1/2 cup vegetable oil
salt and pepper to taste

Sauce:
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar or black vinegar
2 tablespoons rice wine
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, combine sauce ingredients. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil saute garlic until fragrant.
2. Add eggplants then stir cook until starts to soften.
3. Add black beans, bell pepper, red chili and tofu.
4. Pour the sauce then simmer and cook for 3-5 minutes or until thickened. Add water if necessary.
5. Add basil then adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
6. Serve with steamed rice.

Sauteed Shrimps and Tomatoes


Ingredients:
1/4 kilo shrimps
4 pieces tomatoes, minced
6 pieces string beans, cut into 1/4 inches
1 head medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 piece chili, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
vegetable oil for sauteing

Procedures:
1. Clean the shrimp and remove head.
2. In a pan over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in vegetable oil until fragrant. Add tomatoes and water and cook until soft around 5-10 minutes.
3. Add beans and chili and simmer for additional 5 minutes.
4. Once the beans are cooked, season with salt and pepper. Add the the shrimps and cook until color turns to orange.

Ginisang Black Eyed Beans


Ingredients:
1 cup black eyed beans
250 grams pork belly, sliced
5 cups water
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
1 bunch ampalaya leaves or malunggay leaves
1 pork cube
salt and pepper to taste
1/2 cup pork rind(chicharon), crushed

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Soak beans in water for 1-2 hours or overnight before boiling.
2. In a pot, boil water and add beans, simmer for 30 to 45 minutes or until beans is cooked.

Part 2
1. In a saucepan, cook pork until color turns to light brown and start to render oil.
2. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes, saute until it’s cooked.
3. Pour in boiled beans, broth and pork cube. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Bring to boil and simmer until slightly thick.
5. Add ampalaya leaves and pork rind. Cover and remove from heat. Serve.

Szechuan String Beans and Ground Pork


Ingredients:
1 bunch string beans(sitaw), cut into 2-inch lengths and ends discarded
1/4 kilo ground pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, sliced
salt and pepper to taste
1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Szechuan Mixture:
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Procedures:
1. In a box, combine szechuan mixture then stir until well blended. Set aside.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then stir fry string beans for 3-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and set aside.
2. In a same pan, saute garlic and onion until translucent.
3. Add ground pork then cook for 2 minutes.
4. Put back string beans then pour szechuan mixture. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
5. Simmer for 3 minutes or until almost reduced and thickened.
6. Transfer to serving plate then serve hot immediately.

Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork Adobo with Sweet Pea Beans is another variety of Filipino pork adobo, we just add sweet pea beans (sitsaro) which gives a contrast color and crunchy texture.

Ingredients:
1/2 kilo pork, cut in serving pieces
150 grams sweet pea beans, trimmed
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup vinegar
6 gloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon peppercorns
2-3 pieces bay leaves
1 teaspoon sugar
salt to taste
1 cup water

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pot, combine pork, garlic, bay leaves, peppercorns and soy sauce. Marinate for at least 30 minutes.

Part 2
1. Simmer in a low heat for 40 minutes or until pork is tender. Add more water if necessary.
2. Pour vinegar and simmer for another 10 minutes then season with salt and sugar according to taste.
3. Simmer until the sauce thickens then add sweet pea beans.
4. cook for another 3 minutes then remove from heat.
5. Transfer to serving bowl then serve with steamed rice.

Pork and Beans with Alugbati

Filipino Style Recipe: Pork and beans with alugbati is high protein dish that consists of beans boiled until tender then cooked along with pork, tomato sauce, other ingredients and alugbati.

Ingredients:
1/4 kilo white beans(bitsuelas)
1/2 kilo pork, cut into small pieces
4 gloves garlic, peeled and crushed
1 onion, chopped
3 pieces tomatoes, discard seeds and diced
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup tomato ketchup(optional)
1 liter water
sugar, salt and pepper to taste
a bunch of alugbati(basella)

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a bowl, soak beans in water overnight. Wash on running water then drain. Set aside.
2. In a pot, boil water then cook beans for an hour or until tender. Add water if necessary then set aside.

Part 2
1. In another pot, heat oil then saute garlic, onion and tomatoes.
2. Add pork and cook until light brown and tender.
3. Add boiled beans, tomato sauce, ketchup, sugar, salt and pepper according to taste.
4. Simmer until well blended and thicken. Add water if necessary.
5. Add alugbati then simmer for another 3 minutes. Remove from heat then serve with steamed rice.

Porkchop Salisbury

Filipino Style Recipe: Porkchop Salisbury is another variety of popular Salisbury dish from United States. The dish is consist of marinated fried porkchop cooked in Salisbury sauce. This is commonly serve as main dish together with steamed rice and vegetable.

Ingredients:
4 pieces pork chops(thick-cut), skin removed
2 white onions, sliced in rings
1/4 cup cooking oil
1 tablespoon butter

Marinade:
3 tablespoons calamansi or lemon juice
1/4 cup soy sauce
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon sugar
salt and pepper to taste

Gravy Sauce:
1 large white onion, slice into rings
2 cups beef stock
1 teaspoon flour
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground pepper

Procedures:
Part 1
1. Pound the meat with a meat pounder then marinate in calamansi, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, salt and pepper for at least 3 hours or overnight inside the fridge.

Part 2
1. In a pan, heat oil then melt butter over medium heat. Lightly fry the onion rings for a few seconds then drain and set aside.

Part 3.
1. In the same pan, heat oil then fry marinated pork chops for 5-8 minutes each side. Drain and set aside.

Part 4
1. In a sauce pan, pour soy sauce and beef stock then bring to boil.
2. Add flour then stir constantly until the sauce becomes thick.
3. Add butter, sugar and ground pepper then stir until well blended.
4. Add pork chops and onion then simmer for another minute.
5. Transfer to serving plate then serve with steamed beans.

Sichuan Stir-Fried Chinese Long Beans

Filipino Style Recipe: Stir-fried Chinese long beans is another simple and quick recipe. It is consist of Chinese beans and ground meat cooked together in soy sauce, Sichuan peppercorns, and spices.

Estimated time of preparation and cooking: 20-25 minutes
Good for 2-3 persons

Ingredients:
300 grams Chinese beans, trimmed and cut into serving pieces
200 grams ground pork
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 white onion, chopped
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon dried chili flakes
4 tablespoons vegetable or peanut oil
1/2 teaspoon Sichuan peppercorns, crushed
fish sauce or salt to taste

Procedures:
Part 1
1. In a pan, heat oil then saute garlic and onion.
2. Add ground pork, fish sauce then stir cook until light brown. Remove and set aside.

Part 2
1. In a same pan, add beans then stir-fry for 5 minutes or until outsides begins to blister and wilted. Add oil if needed.
2. Return the ground meat then add soy sauce, chili flakes and Sichuan peppers.
3. Adjust seasoning with fish sauce then simmer for another minute.
4. Transfer to serving plate then serve immediately.