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Bicol Express
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How to Cook Bicol Express

It has been taken for granted that the dish Bicol express originated in Bicol and is an indigenous recipe from that region.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 2 to 3 servings
Calories: 307kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/4 kilo green long chili siling pang-sigang
  • 1/2 cup pork sliced in strips
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 2 cups thick coconut milk
  • 2 tsp. bagoong or shrimp paste


    • Remove stems from the green chilies and cut lengthwise to remove seeds. Slice into 1/2 inch pieces.
    • In a casserole combine the pork, garlic, onion and coconut milk.
    • Bring to a boil, lower the heat and simmer until pork is tender.
    • Add the sliced chilies and continue cooking until chilies are soft and sauce is thickened.
    • Add shrimp paste to taste.