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Bicol Express

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp Canola oil
  • 1 Onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 4 cloves Garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 lbs Pork belly, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tbsp Fresh shrimp paste
  • 1 can (13.5 ounces) coconut milk
  • 1 cup Water
  • 14 pcs Thai chili peppers, stemmed and minced
  • 2 cups Finger chilies (siling haba), sliced
  • 1 cup Coconut cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In a wide pot over medium heat, heat oil. 
  • Add onions and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened.
  • Add pork and cook, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
  • Add shrimp paste and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, water, and chili peppers. Bring to a simmer and cook for about 35 to 35 minutes or until pork is tender and liquid is reduced and begins to render fat.
  • Add finger chilies and cook, stirring regularly, for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut cream and continue to simmer until thickened and begins to render fat.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot.

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