Friday,21 September,2018
header image

Learn How To Make This Filipino Style “Bopis” Recipe

It is a must to neutralize the pungent and gamy odor of the lungs before starting to cook. There are different ways to do this; one is to boil and simmer the lungs with cooking wine, or you can simmer it with lemon grass and pandan leaves.

Note: If you want your bopis to taste meatier, try adding 1 beef or pork cube in step 5.

Try this Bopis recipe and tell me what you think.

Ingredients
1½ lbs pig’s lungs, boiled in lemon grass and pandan leaves until tender and minced
1 lb pig’s heart, boiled in lemon grass and pandan leaves until tender and minced
½ cup annatto seeds diluted in 1 cup of water
1 small carrot, minced (optional)
4 to 6 tablespoons white vinegar
2 tablespoons bird’s eye chili, minced
2 tablespoons ginger, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
3 to 4 pieces dried bay leaves
1 cup water
3 tablespoons cooking oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
Heat a frying pan or wok and pour-in cooking oil.
Sauté ginger, garlic, and onion.
Add the bird’s eye chili and cook for 30 seconds.
Put-in the minced pig’s lungs and heart then cook for 3 to 5 minutes while stirring once in a while.
Pour in annatto water (water from the diluted annatto seeds) and stir.
Add the dried bay leaves and pour-in 1 cup of water. Simmer for 30 to 35 minutes or until almost all the liquid evaporates.
Put-in the minced carrots and stir. Simmer for 3 minutes.
Season with salt, and ground black pepper then stir.
Pour-in the vinegar and cook for 8 to 10 minutes more under medium heat.
Turn-off heat and transfer to a serving plate.
Serve. Share and enjoy.

Do you like this recipe? If you do, you can also share this with your friends and family online. For more recipes, feel free to visit our website more often and don’t forget to leave your comment.

This Article Was Written By

Jeny Rose Rodriguez

Leave a Comment