Babi Rica Rica

This dish is originally from Manado North Sulawesi and this recipe is spicy and delicious.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Total Time1 hr 10 min
  • Course
    • Main Course

Ingredients

  • 500 grams pork
  • bunch of Thai basil
  • 7 shallots
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 5 candlenuts
  • 5 big red chilies
  • 5 chilies
  • 3 cm turmeric
  • 1 cm ginger
  • 2 cm galangal
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 lemongrass
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 teaspoons of bouillon powder
  • 30 ml cooking oil
  • 250 ml water

How to Cook

Preparing the spices

1

Cut the pork into cubes.

2

Place shallots, garlic, candlenuts, big red chiles, chilies, turmeric, ginger, and galangal in a food processor and process into a paste.

3

Heat cooking oil in the wok, and add the spices paste, and lemongrass. Stir for 10 minutes.

4

Add pork, water into the wok and stir.

5

Add salt and bouillon powder for the flavor, and stir.

6

Cook for 30 – 40 minutes.

7

Add Thai basil and tomato. Stir for 5 minutes and turn off the stove.

8

Babi Rica Rica is ready to serve.

You can always add more chilies for the spiciness.



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