Pork Binagoongan with Gata


1kg Pork belly, sliced

1/2 cup Bagoong alamang (preferably fresh)

1 1/2 cup thick Coconut milk

1 onion, sliced

2 tomato, sliced

4-5 cloves garlic, minced

1 Pork cube

1-2 cups Water

Salt & pepper to taste

Oil for sautéing

Chilli pepper (optional)

Talong (optional)


1. Pre-heat a pan with a few drops of oil. Sauté garlic, onion and tomato till tender.

2. Add pork belly and continue to sauté till golden brown.

3. Add bagoong alamang, a bit of water, pork cube, coconut milk and pepper. Cover the pan and simmer it for 30-45 minutes on a medium heat till the pork is tender. Stir occasionally.

4. Adjust the taste if you still need to add salt.

5. Once the pork is tender, add chili pepper and talong as optinal ingredients. Cover it again and let it simmer for 2-3 minutes till the talong is cooked.

6. Remove from the heat and best serve with rice. Enjoy!