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Kilawing Puso ng Saging

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Kilawing Puso ng Saging, Filipino recipe of banana heart cooked in vinegar with chillies and pork


  • 1 large banana heart/blossom, chopped
  • 1 cup pork belly, cubed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cane vinegar
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • green chillies, sliced (according to your liking)
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. Soak chopped banana heart/blossom in water with 3 tbsp salt for 15 minutes. Drain then then press to remove excess liquid.
  2. In a wok add oil then brown pork belly.
  3. Add and sauté garlic and onions
  4. Add the banana heart/blossoms and stir fry 5 minutes.
  5. Add chicken stock and vinegar bring it to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Add green chillies then season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes in low heat.
  7. Remove from wok then serve.