Pork and Chinese Bitter Melon Sauté

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    40 minutes

    If you like Chinese bitter melon then this Filipino dish that includes pork fillet, prawns and tomato will be something you enjoy.


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    Ingredients
    Serves: 5 

    • 1 small onion, diced
    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 225g pork fillet, cut into small cubes
    • 225g prawns, peeled and deveined
    • 1 large tomato, diced
    • 1 pinch salt and pepper, to taste
    • 1 Chinese bitter melon, seeds removed, sliced

    Directions
    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

    1. Sauté onion and garlic in olive oil.
    2. Add pork, mix well. When pork is no longer pink add prawns and let cook for 5 minutes.
    3. Add tomato, salt and pepper to taste. Cook another 5 minutes.
    4. Add the Chinese bitter melon. Cook 5 minutes or until bitter melon is soft to the touch. Serve with rice.

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    Bitter melon is different but good to stabilize blood sugar. I added ginger, didn't have tomato and used "patis" instead of using shrimp. Boiled bitter melon first to remove some of the bitterness; used vegetable broth to simmer and marry flavors. Also added black bean garlic sauce. My husband liked it.  -  05 Jul 2011  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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