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The Filipino Food Channel

The Filipino Food Channel

Pinakbet

Get 3 of your 5 a day the Filipino way with a traditional Pinakbet. Often found in a spread at fiestas and gatherings, it’s arguably the most famous vegetable-based meal in Pinoy cuisine. It typically includes kalabasa, ampalaya, tomatoes, and okra. Whatever the combination of veggies, they’re always mixed with bagoong and topped with crispy pork belly.

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Servings: 3-4 persons

Ingredients:
  • oil
  • 1 tbsp ginger - Julienned
  • 1 small onion – quartered
  • 2 medium tomatoes - quartered
  • 2 tbsp bagoong (Shrimp paste) - or to taste
  • 1/4 lb kalabasa (squash) - seeds removed and cubed
  • 1/4 lb ampalaya (bittermelon) - seeds removed and cubed, salted to lessen bitterness
  • 1/4 lb long beans - cut to 2 inch lengths
  • 1/4 lb okra - cut to 2 inch lengths
  • 1/4 lb eggplant - cut to 2 inch lengths
  • 1/2 lb crispy pork belly - sliced
Instructions:
  1. Pour oil into a hot pan.
  2. Add the ginger and sauté.
  3. Add in the onions, bagoong, and tomatoes. Cook until they soften.
  4. Add in all the remaining vegetables. Simmer until tender.
  5. Top with crispy pork belly.