Pork Binagoongan (Pork in Shrimp Paste)

Recipe and cooking procedure after the jump.


1 kilo pork (Liempo) with fat (cut into cubes)

2 cups of bagoong alamang (Shrimp Paste)

1 head of garlic (minced)

1 big onion (minced)

4 tomatoes (diced)

4 chili peppers (minced) or according to taste

½ cup vinegar

4 tablespoons brown sugar

½ cup water

Cooking procedure:

1. In a casserole, put water and boil pork in a low fire until water evaporates.

2. When oil from pork starts to come out, fry it until it's lightly crispy then put in on the side.

3. Saute' garlic, onion, chili and tomatoes with the oil from the cooked pork and pour pork and mix it.

4. Add bagoong/shrimp paste and cook for 5 minutes.

5. Pour in the vinegar and stir well, add the sugar and let it simmer for few minutes until it's cooked.

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