Last Updated on August 5, 2021 by Ed Joven
How to cook Nilagang Baboy with Langka Ilonggo Style
Nilagang Baboy with Langka is a classic Pinoy favorite you can easily cook at home, and this dish is very popular in Western Visayas and known as Linágà na Baboy.
This Nilagang baboy with langka is cooked Ilonggo style truly epitomizes authentic Filipino cuisine. The distinct flavor of jackfruit added to the dish makes this recipe a perfect pair for white rice. Not to mention, this home-cooked Ilonggo dish is healthy – ideal for the kids who don’t eat much vegetables.
One thing that makes this recipe popular in many households is that it only requires a few ingredients making it a very affordable option for lunch or dinner. However, it may not be the case for pork since prices often go up or down depending on the season. Of course, the star of this dish is langka or young jackfruit chopped up into bite-size pieces.
When it comes to the flavor, you can say that this dish is a delicious combination of sinigang and tinola. The luya and tanglad hint make it even more flavorful and tasty. The fresh ingredients you need for this linaga na baboy recipe include chopped pork, chopped jackfruit, Batuan paste, garlic, onion, atsuete, pork cubes, canola oil, scallion stems, and chilis. Don’t forget to make your calamansi patis mixture with chili to enjoy it more.
What are you waiting for? Try this recipe today and see how good all the flavors infused in this simple local dish are.
Ingredients and Procedure of Nilagang Baboy with Langka :
Nilagang Baboy with Langka Ilonggo Style Recipe
- 1 kilo Pork Chopped
- 1/4 kilo Chopped Jackfruit
- 8 pcs small Batuan fruit or Batuan paste
- 1 bundle tanglad
- 5 to 6 cups Water
- 7 cloves Garlic minced
- 2 pcs small Onion chopped
- 1 thumb size ginger
- 1 tbsp Atsuete oil
- 2 pcs pork cubes
- 2 tbsp Canola oil for frying
- 6 stems scallions
- 6 pcs chilis
- salt according to taste
~ How to Cook ~
- Let's start by making Atsuete Oil.
- Pour 1/2 cup Canola Oil
- Add 1/4 cup atsuete seeds
- Heat Oil until it starts to bubble
- Let the atsuete infuse in oil & render its color
- simmer for 2-3 mins., fire off & let it cool down
- strain atsuete oil & discard the seeds
- Transfer Atsuete Oil in a bottle or
- sealed container. Store at room temp.
Let's start cooking Linaga na Baboy
- Heat canola oil in a pan
- saute minced garlic, chopped onions and sliced ginger
- Saute until ginger is fragrant.
- add pork then add 1/2 tbsp of salt and saute
- Sear the Pork until light brown
- pour 5 cups of water
- Cover & let it bring to a rapid boiling.
- when it starts to boil add langka
- Add tanglad and Batuan
- Cover again & let it boil for 5 mins.
- add 2 pork cubes
- Simmer for 20 minutes or until the langka is cooked
- Add atsuete oil and mix
- add scallions & chilis, simmer for another 3 min.
Our Linágà na Baboy is ready to serve!
Whether you’re looking for a great recipe you can cook for your family’s special lunch or dinner, this Nilagang Baboy with Langka Ilonggo Style Recipe will never let you down.
It’s so easy to prepare, and the ingredients are also budget-friendly. Your loved ones will surely love this Pinoy favorite with a twist.