Pinakbet Recipe

A mouth watering Ilonggo Recipe that is also known as Pakbet in Ilonggo.

Ingredients:
1/2 lb. Pork, sliced thin
1 tblspn. Bagoong (Sauteed Shrimp paste)
1 lb. Longbeans, cut bite size
1 lb. Kalabasa (squash) cut cubes
2 pcs. Ampalaya (bittermelon) sliced bitesize
1/2 lb. Okra, cut halves
1 med. piece Talong (eggplant) cut bitesize
4 pcs. Garlic, crushed
1 med. Onion, sliced thin
Salt & pepper to taste.
2 tablespoon Cooking Oil
Cooking Direction:
Using a wok set heat on medium. Saute garlic, onion in cooking oil till golden brown. Add pork and continue cooking. When it starts to sizzle add the bagoong. Season with enough salt and pepper to taste. Add the vegetables starting from sitaw, ampalaya, kalabasa, okra and talong. Stir fry for few minutes then add a cup add a cup of water and simmer till vegetables are cooked. Serve over steam rice. A lot of rice.

Check out this bunch of vegetables I purchased from a swap meat we have here in Anaheim every Thursday. It can't get any fresher than this.

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