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Fried eggplants and pork sautéed in shrimp paste and tomatoes.
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Binagoongang Talong Recipe

This one-pan, straightforward Binagoongang Talong recipe will amaze you with its savory, umami-filled flavors and enticing aroma! This flavorful dish is a variant of Pork Binagoongan using eggplants as the main ingredient, making it healthier and much more budget-friendly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: eggplant, pork belly, red chilis, shrimp paste, tomatoes, vinegar
Servings: 4
Calories: 74kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 1 pound eggplants
  • ½ pound pork belly
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 medium tomato chopped
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1-2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ¼ cup shrimp paste
  • 1-2 pieces red chili chopped (optional)


  • Cut each eggplant into 4 equal parts.
    1 pound eggplants
  • Heat oil in a deep pan using medium heat and fry the sliced eggplants until they turn brown. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • In the same pan, fry the pork belly until they are brown on the edges. Then add garlic and onion. Saute until limp and aromatic.
    ½ pound pork belly, 1 medium onion, 4 cloves garlic
  • Add the tomatoes and continue sautéing until they become tender and mushy.
    3 medium tomato
  • Add the shrimp paste and stir. Cook for a minute.
    ¼ cup shrimp paste
  • Pour in water and bring to a boil. Add vinegar and allow to boil uncovered and without stirring.
    ½ cup water, ¼ cup vinegar
  • Lower heat and cover the pan with the lid. Let it simmer until pork is tender and the liquid is reduced to half.
  • Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Add the cooked eggplants.
    1-2 tbsp brown sugar
  • Cook for 1 more minute, then turn off the heat.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with chopped red chilis.
    1-2 pieces red chili



Calories: 74kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 300mg | Potassium: 276mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 772IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 59mg | Iron: 1mg