Filipino Recipe: How to Cook the Palatable ‘Bas Uy’
One of the things that make Visayan cuisine simply the best is the array of delicacies popularized by the Ilonggos. And true, Iloilo City is the home to the palatable batchoy and hot puto, which everybody goes for when they visit the city. But that’s not the only dish worth going to Iloilo for.
Meet bas uy, a soup dish composed mainly of pork meat and pork liver cooked with vegetables, ginger, and lemongrass. Bas uy is usually served for breakfast and is best consumed with hot rice.
If you don’t know how to cook this dish, worry not, as we got you covered.
Bas Uy Recipe to Cook and Serve for a More Delicious Breakfast Meal
Here is an easy and quick bas uy recipe you can learn and later cook for your family.
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Prepare the following:
1 cup medium-fat pork (sliced)
1 cup pork liver (sliced)
3 tsp salt
2 tsp garlic
2 tsp sliced ginger
4 tbsp sliced onion
2 cups sliced bottle gourd (upo)
2 cups sliced luffa (patola)
½ cup sliced tomatoes
2 small ginger leaves
2 stalks tanglad leaves
4 cups water
Follow these steps:
1. Heat a saucepan and place the pork and liver in it.
2. Add the salt, garlic, and water. Bring to a boil.
3. Wait until meat is tender. Place the bottle gourd, luffam ginger, tomatoes, and onion. Cook for 5 minutes.
4. Add the ginger and tanglad leaves. Cook for another 5 minutes.
After four easy steps, you can now serve a hot bowl of bas uy your family can enjoy. Don’t forget to fry some dried fish to make your breakfast even more enjoyable.
Check more of the popular Visayan dishes that will definitely give you a unique flavor experience.