Pork Binagoongan is a Filipino dish with a shrimp paste (Bagoong Alamang) that offers flavor to the sauteed dish. Shrimp paste is an aged produced using little shrimp or krill. It’s observably thick contrasted with watery sorts of bagoong produced using fish.
Pork Binagoongan Recipe
- 2 to 3 tablespoons oil
- 1 kilo pork, cut into 1-inch cubes
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 2 teaspoons black pepper
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1/4 cup shrimp paste (bagoong alamang)
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 2 cups water
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- salt, to taste
- Heat oil in a medium-sized pan. Render the fat from the pork belly, saute until a bit browned.
- Add garlic, black pepper and onion saute for 5 minutes then add the tomatoes.
- Pour in the shrimp paste and saute for 5 minutes.
- Add the vinegar and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
- Add water and let it boil until the liquid has decreased by half. Check for the tenderness of the pork.
- Add sugar and adjust seasoning (if needed) and let it simmer again for 5 minutes. Best served warm with rice.