Pinakbet

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Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 pieces large tomato, sliced
  • 1/4 lb pork, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 tbsp shrimp paste
  • 1/4 lb squash, chopped into cubes
  • 1 large egg plant, chopped
  • 1 medium-sized bitter melon, chopped
  • 1 bunch string beans, cut in 3 inches length
  • 3 tbsp cooking oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 6 to 8 pieces okra (optional)

Method



  • In a wok, heat oil.
  • Sauté garlic, onion, and tomato
  • Add the pork and cook until color turns light brown (about 5 to 8 minutes)
  • Put-in the shrimp paste and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add water and bring to a boil. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes or until pork is tender
  • Put-in the squash and cook for 5 to 7 minutes or until texture becomes soft
  • Add the remaining vegetables and mix with the other ingredients. Simmer for 5 minutes or until all the vegetables are cooked. (Do not overcook the vegetables)
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.


Ginisang Upo

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Ingredients

  • 2 pcs medium upo cut into small strips
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes chopped
  • 1 cup miswa or flour vermicelli
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 cup no-shell shrimp cleaned
  • patis (fish sauce) pepper to taste
  • vegetable oil

Method

  • In a sauce pan, heat oil.
  • Saute garlic, onion and tomatoes
  • Add shrimp and cook for a minute
  • Add upo and water
  • Simmer for 10 minutes until upo is cooked.
  • Add miswa and cook for a minute
  • Serve hot.




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