Menudo is a very common dish in Philippines similar to Sinigang; it is always a main stay on Filipino Restaurants as well as the street eateries (we call it carinderia). Usually paired with rice but some people eat this with bread like pandesal which I only discovered when I met my wife.
- 600g pork belly, cut in small cubes
- 200g pork liver, cut in small cubes
- 1 large potato, cut in small cubes
- 1 large carrot, cut into small cubes
- 1 cup green peas
- 1/3 cup raisins
- 1 red capsicum, cut in small cubes
- 1 medium sized red onion, diced
- 2 cups chicken stock
- 1/2 cup tomato paste
- 3 large red tomatoes, diced
- 6 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 pcs bay leaves
- 1 tsp rubbed basil
- freshly ground black pepper
- fish sauce
- On at pot sauté garlic and onion in oil.
- Add pork and brown on all sides.
- Add chicken stock and bay leaves. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
- Add potatoes, carrots, liver, red capsicum, tomatoes and basil and tomato paste. Simmer for 15 minutes in medium heat.
- Add raisins and green peas then simmer for 5 more minutes.
- Flavour with fish sauce and season with freshly ground black pepper.