ADOBONG OKRA

  • ADOBONG OKRA

Ingredients

10 pcs Okra, cut in haft

2 Tbsp. cooking oil for Sauté

2 gloves garlic, minced

1/4 cup Vinegar

1/4 cup Soy sauce

1 tsp. ground pepper

1/2 tsp. sugar

1 lbs. pork , cut small cubes

1/4 tsp. Salt



Directions

1. Parboil okra, drain.

2. Heat oil in a skillet and Sautee garlic until light brown.

3. Add pork and cook stir fry until crispy.

4. Add okra and cook stir fry for 1-2 minutes.

5. Add vinegar until it start boiling. Then add soy sauce and stir fry until boiling point.

Serve and Enjoy!


What is Adobong Okra?

Adobong okra is another type of Filipino dish, It is stir-fry okra in garlic, vinegar and soy sauce. In this recipe, I used diced pork belly to add more flavour to the dish but for the vegetarian and healthy option, use olive oil for sautéing and tokwa instead of pork.

Philippines Adobo I think is the most popular Filipino dish and considered as Filipinos national food (unofficial). It usually consists of meat such as pork, beef or chicken and vegetable or seafood simmer in vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaves, peppercorn, and garlic.

Adobo came from Spanish word meaning marinate, but unlike this adobong okra recipe it doesn’t need marinating. Why don’t you try this delicious and simple to make adobong okra recipe!

Okra health Benefits.

According to healthline.com , okra is reached in nutrients like vitamin C, it contains antioxidants, may lower heart disease and may lower blood sugar. It is low in carbohydrates and high in protein.

Other people don ’t like to eat okra because of its slimy texture when it’s cooked. When I was a kid my mother used to boil the okra, drained and deep in bagoong ( ground fish sauce ) and eat it with rice. I used to hate it but then I learn to love it. There are a lot of recipes for okra and one of them is adobo but you can add okra into your sinigang or mongo (mung beans).

This vegetable is also popular in the Philippines. It can be grown anywhere in the Philippines and available all year round and it is cheaper to buy. Okra is also known as lady’s finger another type of vegetable that originated from Africa.


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