Adobo with Peanuts and Bananas (Taguba)

Taguba or adobo with peanuts and bananas is a Visayan dish which is similar to adobo but made more flavorful by the addition of banana blossoms, plantain (saba) and roasted peanuts.

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To cook adobo with peanuts and banana blossoms; In a medium side bowl or tupperware, marinate sliced beef and pork in soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, sugar. bayleaf, peppercorns and ginger for 1 to 2 hours.   Soak banana blossoms in a cup of water for at least 30 minutes and set aside. Drain the marinated meat and reserve the liquid. Heat cooking oil in a heavy saucepan and stir fry the liver, pork and beef. Add the marinade and water then bring to a boil. Then lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender. Then add the banana blossoms and peanuts and simmer for half a minute more. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with fried saba bananas and serve hot. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Adobo with Peanuts and Bananas (Taguba)
 
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Recipe type: Pork / Beef Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • ½ kilo beef, slice into cubes
  • ½ kilo pork, slice into cubes
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 pc bay leaf
  • ¼ tsp. peppercorns, cracked
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger, julienne
  • ¼ cup dried banana blossoms
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • ¼ kilo pork liver, sliced into cubes
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. pepper
  • 3 pcs plantain bananas (saba bananas), sliced and fried
Instructions
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How to cook Adobo with Peanuts and Banana Blossoms:
  1. In a medium side bowl or tupperware, marinate sliced beef and pork in soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, sugar. bayleaf, peppercorns and ginger for 1 to 2 hours.
  2. Soak banana blossoms in a cup of water for at least 30 minutes and set aside.
  3. Drain the marinated meat and reserve the liquid.
  4. Heat cooking oil in a heavy saucepan and stir fry the liver, pork and beef.
  5. Add the marinade and water then bring to a boil.
  6. Then lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
  7. Then add the banana blossoms and peanuts and simmer for half a minute more.
  8. Season with salt and pepper. Garnish with fried saba bananas and serve hot.

 

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Adobo with Peanuts and Bananas