Bicol Express

  • prep: 10 min
  • cook: 30 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Bicol express is a spicy Filipino stew consisting of bite sized pieces of pork with chilies, coconut milk, shrimp paste, onions, tomato and garlic. The dish is named after the train in the Bicol region of the Philippines, known for its spicy food.

    Ingredients

    • 2 tbsp oil, divided
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 onion ,diced
    • 1 tomato ,diced
    • 2 lbs pork belly, pork shoulder or pork roast, cut into bite-sized pieces
    • 1 can (400 mL) coconut milk
    • 6 green or red Thai chillies, minced
    • 1 tbsp sauteed shrimp paste (can substitute with fish sauce or soy sauce)

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 5
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 243 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 34.37%
    • Saturated Fat: 15 g 76.57%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 65 mg 21.5%
    • Sodium: 245 mg 10.19%
    • Calcium: 62 mg 6.18%
    • Potassium: 321 mg 9.16%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 17.89%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 7 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.9%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 7 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.01%
    • Vitamin C 15.17%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat1
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total1 oz-eq

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