Adobong Sitaw

Adobong Sitaw is a Filipino vegetable dish made of string beans cooked adobo style with or without meat. With this recipe, I used what I have in the fridge which is green beans and it turned out just as delicious as string beans. This classic Pinoy recipe is easy to cook and budget friendly. 

 Adobong Sitaw is a Filipino dish made with string beans and cooked in vinegar, soy sauce, onion, garlic and pork. Use bacon instead of pork and for sure it will taste great. Bring your Adobong Sitaw to the next level by adding coconut cream.

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Adobong Sitaw Ingredients


  • 1 1/2 lb string beans or green beans, cut into 2 inch length 
  • 1/2 lb pork belly, cut into thin strips
  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 small onion, sliced thin
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce (optional)
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional)
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup water

  1. In a small bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, oyster sauce, ground pepper and sugar. Taste to see if salt is needed. Set aside. 
  2. In a skillet, heat over medium-high and add cooking oil. 
  3. Add green beans and cook for 3 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove and set aside. 
  4. Using the same skillet, add pork and stir. Cook over medium heat for few minutes until lightly brown, a little crisp and fat begins to render. 
  5. Add garlic and onion. Stir and cook until aromatic. 
  6. Add water and stir. Cover skillet to allow the pork to cook until tender and water starts to evaporate. Add more water if needed. 
  7. Add green beans and stir. Cook for a minute. 
  8. Add soy sauce-vinegar mixture to the skillet. Stir to combine and cook for about 3 minutes stirring occasionally. 
  9. Transfer in a serving plate and serve with steamed rice. Enjoy! 

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