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Bicol Express Filipino Pork Stew

Erwan Heussaff

A deliciously creamy and nutty pork stew from the region of Bicol in the Philippines



  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 250 grams of sliced pork loin
  • 2 tsp of shrimp paste
  • 1 tbsp of grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp of grated garlic
  • 1 tbsp of peanut butter
  • ½ cup of coconut milk
  • 1 sliced red chili
  • 1 sliced banana pepper
  • top with some limes

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Fry off the onions and the pork together in a pan. Give the vegetables and the meat some colour.
  2. Add the shrimp paste, garlic, ginger, peanut butter.
  3. Cover with some coconut milk. Add in the red chili.
  4. Let simmer for 5mins.
  5. Serve with limes and a sliced banana pepper on top.