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La Paz Batchoy 1

La Paz Batchoy

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Batchoy or La Paz Batchoy is a popular noodle dish in the Philippines that originated in La Paz, Iloilo, its main ingredients are pork offal like spleen, kidneys and liver.


Ingredients

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Batchoy

  • 500 g Miki or Egg noodles
  • 300 g pork belly, sliced in small pieces
  • 150 g pork liver, sliced in small pieces
  • 2 pcs pork heart, sliced in small pieces
  • 1 medium sized white onion, finely chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 cups pork stock
  • 4 cups beef stock
  • 4 cups shrimps stock (you can make this by frying then boiling shrimp heads)
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sautéed shrimp paste
  • fish sauce
  • oil

Garnishes

  • chicharon, crushed
  • fried garlic
  • spring onion, chopped
  • fresh eggs

Instructions

  1. In a pot add boiling water together with pork belly and pork heart, boil for 5 minutes then remove meat from the pot then rinse with cold water to remove any scum.
  2. Using the same pot and water add the pork liver and boil for 5 minutes, drain then rinse with cold water to remove any scum.
  3. In a separate clean pot add oil then sauté garlic and onion, stir fry until onions turn translucent.
  4. Now add the three types of broth, pork belly, pork heart, black pepper, sugar, soy sauce and shrimp paste. Bring to a boil then simmer for 30-40 minutes or until meat is tender.
  5. Now add the liver and season it with fish sauce (use according to your liking), simmer for additional 10 minutes.
  6. Cook the noodles according to instructions. Then once cooked place in a bowl.
  7. Pour hot boiling broth in the noodle bowl together with meat then top it with crushed chicharon, fried garlic, spring onion and raw egg. Serve immediately and stir in raw eggs while broth is still hot.