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Adobong Sitaw

Adobong Sitaw is a simple, quick and delicious Filipino vegetable dish. Crisp yet tender string beans with pork cooked adobo-style!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobong sitaw, adobong sitaw recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 289kcal
Author: Mia


  • 1 bunch string beans trim ends and cut into 3" length. Wash and drain thoroughly.
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 150 grams pork belly cut into small pieces
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup vinegar


  • Heat oil in a large skillet or pan over medium heat, saute onions until translucent then sauté garlic until light brown in color.
    2 tbsp cooking oil, 3 cloves garlic, 1 medium onion
  • Add pork belly pieces and cook pork until browned. Tip in string bean strips and sauté for a minute.
    150 grams pork belly, 1 bunch string beans
  • Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Gently mix to incorporate ingredients.
    1 tbsp oyster sauce, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • Pour water and simmer for 4-6 minutes or until beans are tender-crisp. Test tenderness by poking vegetable with a fork.
    1 cup water
  • Pour vinegar and simmer for 3-5 minutes without covering and stirring until aroma of vinegar evaporates.
    1/2 cup vinegar
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt or pepper then remove from heat. Transfer in a serving plate and enjoy. Bon appetit!



Serving: 4servings | Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 10.9g | Protein: 20.3g | Fat: 17.1g | Saturated Fat: 5.4g | Cholesterol: 43mg | Sodium: 1689mg | Potassium: 281mg | Fiber: 3.6g | Sugar: 2.7g | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1mg