Squash with Pork Guisado (Sautéed Squash with Pork)


Ingredients :

  • 1 whole butternut squash
  • pared, seeded and sliced
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1/2 lb. pork, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cups water
  • patis (fish sauce), salt and pepper, to taste
  • chopped green onions, for garnishing (optional)
(Cooking Measurements )

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Cook pork until it turns slightly brown.
  2. Add garlic, onions and tomatoes. Sauté for a few minutes until tomatoes wilted.
  3. Add squash slices. Season with patis, salt and pepper. Stir-fry for few minutes until well blended.
  4. Pour in water and bring to boil. Cover, lower the heat and let it simmer until squash is tender (or mushy, if you like. Like what I always do).
  5. Correct the seasonings according to your style and liking.
  6. Remove from heat. Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with green onions (if using) and serve.

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  1. Belinda Ketchum says:

    I cooked this for a bunch of friends that came by for late lunch one day and they LOVED it. The whole pot was gone in a flash. They were going back for seconds and even thirds. I followed the recipe but added about a 1 inch piece of ginger, smashed. Thanks for the recipe.

  2. Jay b. says:

    Thank you! I’m a Filipino from Hawaii. Fourth generation. Mixed with Hawaiian, Chinese, and White. Now that I’m cooking for my family it’s good to have all these old favorites in recipe form. Thank you.

  3. Zenaida says:

    Nutritious and very easy to cook.

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