A mouth watering Ilonggo recipe also known as Pakbet.
1/2 lb. Pork, sliced thin
1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled1 tblspn. Bagoong (Sauteed Shrimp paste)
1 lb. Long beans, cut bite size1 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
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 shrimp and 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.