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Pork giniling is a popular Filipino dish that is sold at roadside carinderias, or food stalls. Carinderias are small restaurant-style eateries that serve rice meals and other made-to-order dishes.
The word "giniling" refers to any ground meat. In this recipe, I made a sweet and savory saucy pork giniling. My version of this stewed ground pork and vegetable dish is flavored with a Filipino sweet tomato sauce.
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2 to 3 servings
- 200 grams ground pork
- 1 1/4 cups water
- 5 tablespoons tomato sauce
- 3 tablespoons carrots, diced
- 3 tablespoons potato, diced
- 3 tablespoons bell pepper, diced
- 3 tablespoons green peas
- 3 tablespoons raisins
- 2 tablespoons onion, minced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- salt, to taste
- pepper, to taste
- cooking oil
- 1 large bowl
- 1 medium bowl
- 7 small bowls
- 1 medium plate
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
- chopping board
- can opener
- cooking spoon
- Heat the oil in a pan. Saute the onion until translucent.
- Add the ground pork and season with salt and pepper. Cook meat until it turns slightly brown.
- To the same pan, add the water, bay leaf, soy sauce, and tomato sauce.
- Bring to a boil. Add potato and carrots. Cook until slightly tender.
- Add bell pepper, green peas, and raisins. Adjust seasonings.
- Lower the heat. Let it simmer for 2-3 minutes.
- Turn off the heat. Best served with rice.
Video: Saucy Pork Giniling
Tips and Techniques
- Replace tomato sauce with ketchup.
- Instead of pork, substitute ground chicken or beef.
- To adjust the consistency of the sauce, add more or less water, as desired.
- To make the dish spicier, add sliced chilies.
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Laurinzoscott from Kanab, Utah on March 28, 2020:
Oh I will enjoy ...thanks...love food ;)
Travel Chef (author) from Manila on March 27, 2020:
That will be cool! Enjoy!
Laurinzoscott from Kanab, Utah on March 27, 2020:
Yes i defonitely will thanks
Travel Chef (author) from Manila on March 26, 2020:
Pork Giniling is one of the most popular Filipino dishes commonly served in restaurants or stalls. I hope you get to enjoy more Filipino dishes!
Laurinzoscott from Kanab, Utah on March 24, 2020:
I was. a cook in the Navy and served under a few Phillipino Chiefs...this dish looks and sounds outstanding...definitely gonna make ;) thanks for Great article!