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"If you’re a vegetable lover, you will definitely give a go for adobong sitaw. It is easy to prepare and your family will absolutely love it! I love this version because sitaw stays crisp and tender. Sitaw also maintains the sour, sweet, and salty taste of the dish. On top of that, adobong sitaw is really a health and budget saver! Ulam below 100 pesos? No problemo, mi amigo!Remember that if you are adding any kind of meat on the recipe, it should be added while you saute garlic, onion, and pork so that your added meat are cooked evenly. "
NotesRemember that if you are adding any kind of meat on the recipe, it should be added while you saute garlic, onion, and pork so that your added meat are cooked evenly.
Preparation Time10 min
Cooking Time30 min
- 1 tablespoon cooking oil
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 medium sized onion, thinly sliced
- 3 cups pork (ground pork or thinly sliced)
- 2 packets string beans, cut 3 inches long, both ends trimmed
- 1 cup soy sauce
- 1 cup vinegar
- pinch salt and pepper to taste
In a pan, heat oil then add onions and garlic.
When onion and garlic turns golden brown (not burnt), add the pork and stir occasionally until the pork is fully cooked.
Add soy sauce and vinegar. Let it simmer.
Once the mixture is simmering, add the string beans and stir slowly, allowing the sauce to fully incorporate with the string beans.
Add salt and pepper according to your taste. Let it simmer for about 3-5 minutes more until the sitaw is tender. (Be careful not to let the string beans get overcooked!)
Serve with hot steamed rice!
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