Pork Guisantes (Filipino-Style Pork With Green Peas)
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Easy pork and peas recipe also known as Pork Guisantes in Filipino cooking.
Recipe type: Lunch, Dinner
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 lb pork shoulder/butt
  • 1 medium bell pepper
  • 1 can sweet peas (15 oz), drained
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  1. Core bell pepper and remove seeds, then slice into strips about ¼ inch thick.
  2. Crush garlic with the flat side of knife, peel skin off, and chop into very small pieces. Similarly, peel onion and chop into small pieces.
  3. Trim off most of the fat from meat (optional), and slice into strips, about ¼ inch thick.
  4. In a saute pan or pot, heat oil over medium high heat and saute onions and garlic for 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  5. Throw in slices of pork and continue sauteing until meat has browned
  6. Add water and bring to a boil. Once it boils, lower heat to medium low and simmer for 30 minutes until meat is tender and most of the liquid has evaporated. Use a spoon to remove scum that rises to the top as the meat simmers.
  7. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer for 5-6 minutes till bell peppers are limp and water has mostly dried up.
  8. Serve immediately.
Recipe by Russian Filipino Kitchen at https://www.russianfilipinokitchen.com/2015/11/29/pork-guisantes-filipino-style-pork-with-green-peas/