This is a guide on how to cook Bicol express using pork belly and balaw or salted shrimp.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Servings: 4 people
- 2 lbs. pork belly sliced into cubes
- 6 pieces siling pansigang slice
- 1 piece Knorr Pork Cube
- 4 cups coconut milk
- 2 cups coconut cream
- 2 pieces onion chopped
- 3 ½ tablespoons balaw or bagoong alamang
- 6 pieces Thai chili pepper chopped
- 3 thumbs ginger crushed
- 5 cloves garlic crushed
Combine coconut milk, onion, ginger, garlic, and pork in a cooking pot. Stir. Turn the heat on and let the coconut milk boil. Cover the pot and continue to boil in medium heat until the liquid reduces to half. Note: Stir the mixture every 7 minutes to prevent lumps from forming.
Add balaw or bagoong alamang, chili peppers, coconut cream, and Knorr pork cube. Stir. Continue to boil until the coconut milk reduces to your desired consistency.
Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve. Share and enjoy!
Calories: 2067kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 210g | Saturated Fat: 123g | Cholesterol: 313mg | Sodium: 809mg | Potassium: 1321mg | Fiber: 2g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 11.1mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 12.4mg