Binagoongan Pork is a popular Filipino dish where pork is cooked with shrimp paste, tomatoes, onions, garlic and chili peppers. Binagoongan Pork is a super rich Filipino dish, savory with a perfect balance of sweetness and saltiness. Binagoongan Pork is also known as Binagoongan na Baboy or Pork Binagoongan. There are many versions on how to cook Binagoongan Pork and I must say, this recipe is one of the best!
This Binagoongan Pork recipe will definitely make you come back for a second or third cup of rice. Binagoongan Pork or Pork Binagoongan can be spicy, salty or sweet, depending on how it is prepared. Give this Binagoongan Pork recipe a try or save this link for later use. Watch video below to learn how to make a delicious Binagoongan Pork. Don't forget to check related recipes below by clicking on the name links below the pictures to see complete recipes. Follow CASA BALUARTE RECIPES on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Pinterest for more home-cooking recipes and easy to follow cooking videos.
- 1 tbsp cooking oil
- 2 lbs pork belly, cut into cubes
- 1 large onion, chopped
- 5 cloves of garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp sauteed (sweet) bagoong (shrimp paste)
- 2 large tomatoes, chopped
- 1/2 tsp ground pepper
- 1 tsp sugar or as needed
- 1/4 cup vinegar
- 1 cup water
- salt as needed
- 5-6 chili peppers, chopped
- Heat oil over medium heat and add pork slices. Allow pork to cook until brown and fats starts to render while stirring occasionally. Remove excess oil as needed. Push browned pork to the side of the pan and add onions. Cook for about 30 seconds. Add garlic and allow to cook until fragrant for about a minute while stirring occasionally.
- Add ginisang bagoong and cook for a minute. Stir until well combined. Add tomatoes and saute until softened. Season with ground pepper and sugar. You can adjust the saltiness and sweetness when pork is tender.
- Add vinegar and allow to simmer before stirring. Stir until well combined.
- Add water and stir. Cover pan and simmer over medium-low heat until pork is tender and sauce starts to thickens, for about an hour. Check every 10-15 minutes and stir. Add 1/2 cup of water if running low in liquid. Cook until desired amount of sauce is achieved.
- Season with salt and add chopped chili peppers. Add more chili peppers if you prefer more spicy Binagoongan. Taste to adjust the saltiness and the sweetness. Cook for another minute.
- Serve over warm rice with fried eggplant or steamed okra. Enjoy!