Pork Binagoongan Adobo
Two dishes (adobo and binagoongan) in one!! Simpler and traditional adobo recipe contains more vinegar than soy sauce, with no sugar. Pork binagoongan is a recipe that calls for bagoong (shrimp paste) and sometimes even coconut milk.
- 1 -2 Lbs. pork shoulder, cut to serving pieces
- ¼ cup vinegar
- 3 tablespoons Aloha shoyu
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
- 2 heads garlic, chopped
- 1 teaspoon black peppercorn
- 2 pieces bay leaf
- 3 tablespoons shrimp paste
- 1 piece finger chili OR 1 tablespoon chili flakes (plus more for garnish, optional)
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 can coconut cream
Marinate pork with vinegar, soy sauce and brown sugar for 30 minutes.
Sauté garlic in a pan until aromatic. Add peppercorn, bay leaf and shrimp paste.
Add pork belly (without the marinade) and cook until it changes color.
Add marinade, chili/chili flakes and water. Simmer for an hour or until meat is tender.
Add coconut cream and simmer for 15 minutes more. Garnish with chili flakes if desired. Serve hot with lots of steamed rice. Enjoy!