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Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup, VIDEO)

Comforting Filipino pork Nilaga soup with bok choy and potatoes. This soup is so easy to make with simple ingredients, that you probably already have at your home.

Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup)

Here is my try on a classic Filipino pork boiled soup. In Russia we like to make similar soup, just instead of bok choy we use cabbage, and we may add some shredded carrots as well.

Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup) ingredients

This recipe calls for:

  • pork shoulder or rib meat
  • potatoes
  • bok choy
  • fish sauce
  • onion
  • corn (optional)
  • cabbage (optional)

As you can see, ingredients are very simple, but the broth is very flavorful and comforting.

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Nilagang Baboy (or Pork Nilaga) is a classic Filipino soup dish which translates to boiled pork. You boil pork for about an hour, that makes the broth taste so rich, and then you add your favorite vegetables.

I kept it simple in this recipe and added only bok choy and potatoes. Delicious!

bok choyYou can buy bok choy almost everywhere this days, i like to shop at Asian markets , they usually have great prices and fresh produce.

I have more delicious pork recipes on my blog, try this Sweet caramelized pork with rice , so sticky and sweet!

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Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup)

Comforting Filipino pork Nilaga soup with bok choy and potatoes. This soup is so easy to make with simple ingredients, that you probably already have at your home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Filipino pork soup, Nilagang baboy
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 234kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pork shoulder
  • 2 medium potatoes cubed
  • 2 bunches bok choy
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tbspn fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  • Cut pork in about 1 inch pieces. Place it in the pot with sliced onions.
  • Add water,salt and black pepper.  Boil and then let simmer for about an hour.
  • Add potatoes and let cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off. Stir in fish sauce and add bok choy ( cut white stems off). Let sit for 5-10 minutes and serve.

Video

Notes

Nutrition Facts
Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 234 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 1226mg 51%
Potassium 1806mg 52%
Total Carbohydrates 25g 8%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 6g
Protein 23g 46%
Vitamin A 375.3%
Vitamin C 246.9%
Calcium 50.5%
Iron 43.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1226mg | Potassium: 1806mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 375.3% | Vitamin C: 246.9% | Calcium: 50.5% | Iron: 43.3%

bowl of nialang baboy soup

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