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Filipino Igado

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Igado is a popular Ilocano dish made from pork tenderloin and pig’s innards such as liver, kidney, heart. This is definitely one of the best Filipino foods around – in my opinion. However, some might still need to acquire a taste for it.
Ingredients
  Pork tenderloin 2 Pound, sliced into 2-inch strips
  Pig liver 1⁄2 Pound
  Kidney 1⁄2 Pound (Pig Kidney)
  Green pea 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Carrot 1 Medium, cut into strips
  Garlic clove 1 Tablespoon, minced
  Onion 1 Medium, diced
  Red bell pepper 1 Large, cut into strips
  Dried bay leaves 3 Medium
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Soy sauce 6 Tablespoon
  Vinegar 5 Tablespoon
  Water 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Cooking oil 2 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Heat the cooking pot and pour-in the cooking oil
2. When the oil is hot enough, sauté the garlic and onions
3. Add the pork tenderloin and continue cooking until the color of the outer part turns light brown
4. Pour-in the soy sauce and water then simmer until the pork is tender
5. Add the pig€™s kidney, dried bay leaves, salt, and pepper and simmer for 10 minutes.
6. Add the pig€™s liver and vinegar then simmer for another 10 minutes.
7. Put-in the carrots and simmer for 3 minutes.
8. Add the green pea and red bell pepper and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes. Allow the liquid to evaporate to thicken the remaining sauce.
9. Transfer to a serving plate then serve.
10. Share and Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Servings: 
4
Subtitle: 
Filipino Pork Meat and Liver Stew
This video is in Filipino.

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