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Pork Picadillo Recipe

Submitted by admin on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 11:25

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This is a Carinderia classic that I love to have regularly when I used to live in the Philippines, however I can't remember what it was called but my aunt had a version which she called Picadillo.



Cooking Ingredients

  • 1 kilo ground pork
  • 1/2 cup potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup raisins (I use "sultana" for its mild tartness)
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, pounded or pressed
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup water.

Cooking Instructions

  • Heat the cooking oil. Pan fry the potatoes until done. Remove with slotted spoon and set aside. Take out as much cooking oil from the pan. Brown the carrots and set aside.
  • Brown the ground pork. Add the garlic, onions, and red pepper while stirring often. Add the tomatoes and saute' with the mixture.
  • Add the water, soya sauce, lemon juice, salt and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Add the raisins. Simmer until liquid is almost gone, stirring often. Add the potatoes, carrots and green peas. Adjust your seasoning according to your taste. Continue simmering until green peas is cooked.

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