Ginisang Monggo with Chicharon
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Ingredients
  • 2 cups green mung beans (monggo);
  • boiled in 6 cups water
  • 1 cup flaked smoked fish (tinapa)
  • 1 pork cube ( I used Knorr pork cube)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 2 cups bitter melon leaves (or more, if you're like me)
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce or
  • Salt to taste
  • pork chicharon for garnish
Directions
  1. In a pot, sauté garlic, onion and tomato in oil until onion becomes translucent.
  2. Add tinapa flakes sauté for a minute.
  3. Pour in boiled monggo including soup. Add in pork cube.
  4. Stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Add more water if it becomes too thick.
  6. Season with fish sauce or salt.
  7. Add bitter melon leaves and simmer for another 10 seconds more minutes.
  8. Serve hot topped with pork chicharon
Recipe by The Peach Kitchen at https://www.thepeachkitchen.com/2019/03/ginisang-monggo-with-chicharon/