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Pork Bicol Express Recipe
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Bicol Express Recipe

This is a recipe for Bicol Express
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino Recipe
Keyword: bicol express, bicol express recipe, ginataang baboy, how to cook bicol express
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 1240kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano



  • Combine ginger, garlic, onion, Thai chili pepper, pork, and coconut milk in a pan. Mix well. Cover the pan and turn the heat to on. Let the mixture boil.
  • Remove the cover. Stir. Add half of the bagoong and pour around 1 cup of coconut cream and a cup of water. Stir and adjust the heat to low. Cook until the sauce reduces to a quarter (around 50 minutes).
  • Add the remaining coconut cream and bagoong alamang (as needed). Also add the Serrano peppers. Continue cooking in low heat until the sauce thickens (around
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve with warm rice.



Serving: 6g | Calories: 1240kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 124g | Saturated Fat: 68g | Cholesterol: 228mg | Sodium: 431mg | Potassium: 745mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 29IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 6mg