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Laing - Filipino Pork With Taro Leaves And Coconut Milk

Ingredients
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 Large, chopped finely
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Shrimp paste 3 Tablespoon (Bagoong Alamang)
  Pork liempo 1 Pound, cut into small pieces (pork belly)
  Coconut milk 28 Ounce (2 cans)
  Dried taro leaves 3 Ounce
  Red chili pepper 2 Medium
  Vegetable bouillon cubes 1 Small
Directions

MAKING
1. Heat a medium skillet and pour in the vegetable oil in it.
2. Add the onions and saute for a minute.
3. Drop in the garlic and continue to saute.
4. Next goes in the ginger which too is sauteed along with the other ingredients.
5. Spoon in the shrimp paste and also throw in the pork in the skillet.
6. Cook for 5 minutes or until the pork is brown.
7. Deglaze with the coconut milk and let it simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes or until pork is cooked.
8. Add the dried taro leaves and let it simmer for another 15 minutes.Do not stir.
9. Throw in the red chilies and the vegetable bouillon cube. Mix it in before finishing off.

SERVING
10. Plate it and serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Main Dish
Taste: 
Savory
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Taro
Restriction: 
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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