Giniling recipe Filipino style: step-by-step with visuals

Giniling recipe Filipino style: step-by-step with visuals

Filipinos are known for the authentic dishes that they serve every day. They are full of creativity when they cook, as they are able to discover many ways of preparing a specific meal, just like with the giniling recipe.

Giniling recipe

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Giniling is the Tagalog term for ground and specifically refers to ground meat. This recipe is one of the usually served dishes in the country, as it is effortless to cook.

How to cook giniling

There are numerous ways to cook giniling, which makes it a favorite of many. Aside from it being easy and quick to make, it is also a budget-friendly dish.

Pork giniling recipe with egg

Usually, this kind of dish does not have an egg in it, but to make it extra tasteful, one can opt to prepare it with a regular egg or quail egg.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup banana ketchup
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and cubed
  • 12 pieces quail eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
  • 1 cup thawed sweet peas
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

1. In a wide pan of medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.

Giniling recipe

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2. Add ground pork and cook, breaking to pieces with the back of a spoon, for about 3 to 5 minutes, or until no longer pink.

Giniling recipe

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3. Add fish sauce and continue to cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.

4. Add tomato sauce, banana ketchup, and water, stirring to combine.

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5. Bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and continue to simmer until meat is tender and fully cooked.

Giniling recipe

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6. Add potatoes and carrots and cook until tender.

7. Add quail eggs, green peas, and raisins.

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8. Continue to cook until thoroughly heated through and sauce is reduced.

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9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

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11. Stir and let it simmer for 3 minutes.

Giniling recipe

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12. Serve hot with rice.

Giniling recipe

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Pork giniling recipe Filipino style

If you want to cook the usual giniling in Filipino style, do not worry because we listed below all the ingredients and steps you will need. This will help you prepare for your special holiday celebration.

Giniling recipe

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 pounds ground pork
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 3 large Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 2 large carrots, cubed
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and cubed
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and cubed
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a pan over medium heat, heat oil.
  2. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  3. Add ground pork and cook, breaking into pieces with the back of a spoon, until lightly browned. Drain any excess grease.
  4. Add fish sauce and continue to cook for about 1 to 2 minutes.
  5. Add tomatoes and cook, mashing with the back of a spoon, until softened and release juices.
  6. Add water and bring to a boil. Lower heat, cover and continue to simmer until meat is tender and fully cooked. Add more water in 1/2 cup.
  7. Add potatoes, carrots, and raisins and cook until liquid is mostly reduced, vegetables are tender, and raisins are softened.
  8. Add bell peppers and cook until tender-crisp.
  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve hot.

Beef giniling recipe

Aside from ground pork, one can also opt to use ground beef when preparing the dish. Although there’s not much difference taste-wise between pork and beef when used in the recipe, this dish is for people who do not eat pork daily

Giniling recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 lbs ground beef
  • 2 medium carrots, diced into small pieces
  • 3 medium potatoes, diced into small pieces
  • 1 large red bell pepper, diced into small pieces
  • 1 large green bell pepper, diced into small pieces
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Soak cubed potatoes and carrots in 1 cup of water and set aside.
  • Brown beef in a skillet on high heat until no longer pink and most of the oil comes out about 7 minutes. Remove excess oil, leaving about 2 tbsp just enough for sautéing.
  • Throw in garlic and onions and cook for about 5 minutes till garlic has slightly browned and onions are translucent.
  • Add soaked potatoes and carrots, discarding water. Sauté for 1 minute.
  • Add bell peppers and mix.
  • Add soy sauce.
  • Add tomato sauce, salt, and pepper, then mix.
  • Cover skillet and simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes, stirring three times in 5-minute intervals until potatoes and carrots are cooked, and most of the liquid has evaporated.
  • Serve with rice.

Chicken giniling recipe

Giniling is often prepared with ground pork or beef, but if any of these two is not available, there is another kind of meat you can use – chicken. Ground chicken is cooked in a tomato-based sauced with potato, carrot, green peas, and raisins.

Ingredients

2 lbs. ground chicken

1 piece carrot cubed

  • 2 pieces baking potato cubed
  • 3/4 cups green peas frozen
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 8 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 piece onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a pan. Saute garlic and onion until the latter softens.
  2. Add chicken. Stir and cook until it turns light brown.
  3. Pour tomato sauce and chicken broth. Let boil. Cover the pan.
  4. Cook for 20 minutes.
  5. Add raisins, green peas, carrot, and potato.
  6. Cook for 5 to 8 minutes.
  7. Season with salt and ground black pepper.
  8. Serve with rice.

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Fried giniling recipe

If you are worried about what to do with your giniling left-over, there is another way to re-create the dish. It is called the tortang giniling recipe, a Filipino omelet with ground meat and eggs pan-fried in small round shapes, dipped in banana sauce (catsup) or ketchup, and served with hot white steamed rice.

Giniling recipe

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Ingredients

  • 2 eggs (beaten)
  • Left-over ground meat dish
  • Cooking oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a big bowl, combine cooked/ left-over meat and beaten egg.
  2. Spoon 2-3 tbsp of mixture and fry on medium heat.
  3. Flip the omelet after 2 minutes.
  4. Cook the other side for another 2 minutes.
  5. Serve with ketchup as a dipping sauce.

You now understand why giniling recipe is a Filipino favorite, as it is very easy to prepare and is budget-friendly. Which giniling recipe are you going to try first?

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