Lo Ba Bung
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Serves: 4-5
Lo Ba Bung
  • 600g minced pork, 30-40% fat content
  • ⅓ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • ½ cups Chinese cooking wine
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 tsp five-spice powder
  • ½ tsp white pepper
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup of fried shallots
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • oil
  • spring onions, sliced
  • any pickled vegetable
  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic and shallots, cook until it turns golden brown.
  2. Add minced pork and stir for 2 minutes in high heat.
  3. Add soy sauce, dark soy sauce, rice wine, water, five-spice powder, white pepper and brown sugar bring it to a boil then reduce heat to low. Simmer for 1 hrs. until sauce is thick, add water if necessary.
  4. Add the fried shallots and simmer for 15 more minutes.
  5. Serve on top of freshly steamed rice, top with garnishes then serve.
Recipe by Ang Sarap (A Tagalog word for "It's Delicious") at https://www.angsarap.net/2013/05/06/lo-ba-bung/