Bicol Express

Ingredients :

  • 4 cups chili pepper, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 2 cups thin coconut milk
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups fresh alamang (tiny shrimps)
  • 1/2 lb. pork belly, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium-sized onion, minced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup thick coconut cream
(Cooking Measurements)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Soak chilis in water with salt.  Let stand for 30 minutes and then rinse thoroughly.  Drain.
  2. In a skillet, mix thin coconut milk, alamang, pork, garlic, onion and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, lower heat and then simmer for 10 minutes.  Add chilis and cook until half the liquid has evaporated.
  4. Pour in thick coconut cream and continue cooking until oil comes out from the cream.
  5. Makes 4 servings.

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