Mama's Recipes

Giniling na Baboy with Quail Eggs


(Ground Pork With Tomato Sauce And Quail Eggs)


  • 500 grams ground pork or beef
  • 5 tbs tomato sauce or tomato paste
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 1 tbs vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion,chopped
  • 1 tbs soy sauce
  • 2 tbs fish sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 large carrot, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup raisins, optional, I omit that
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas
  • 2 large potatoes, cut into cubes
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 dozen boiled quail eggs


Heat oil in pan over medium heat.
Add garlic, then onions and cook for 1 minute.

Add ground pork and cook till the pink is gone from the meat.
Add fish sauce and stir fry for 2-3 minutes.

Add tomato and cook about 1 minute. Add the soy sauce, tomato sauce and stir well.

Add water, carrots,potatoes, red bell pepper, green peas. and stir well.

Cover and allow to simmer over low heat about 10 -12 minutes and top with boiled quail eggs.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve immediately with steamed rice. Enjoy!


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