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Crispy Bicol Express
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How To Cook Crispy Bicol Express

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: crispy bicol express
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Calories: 304kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo pork belly cut into cubes
  • 2 cups coconut cream
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 2 Tbsp.
  • bagoong alamang
  • or shrimp paste
  • 14 green long chilies or siling pangsigang stemmed and minced
  • 1 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooking oil for deep frying


    How to Cook Crispy Bicol Express:

    • Boil about 4 cups of water in a pot. Add pork, salt and pepper then simmer pork until tender.
    • Then remove the pork from the boiling water and put on a colander to dry.
    • Heat enough cooking oil in a pan to deep fry the pork cubes. Deep fry and drain.
    • In a wide pan, heat oil over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until fragrant.
    • Add shrimp paste and stir cook until slightly brown.
    • Add coconut cream, green long chilies and water then bring to a simmer.
    • Season with salt and pepper. Then mix the fried pork cubes and stir until well coated.
    • Serve hot with steamed rice or fried rice.