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Adobong Sitaw Recipe

Adobong sitaw is a Filipino favorite vegetable dish simmered in soy sauce and vinegar.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 161kcal


  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/3 vinegar
  • 2/3 water
  • ½ teaspoon ground pepper
  • ½ pound pork tenderloin or shoulder cut or ground pork
  • 30 pieces sitaw string beans cut 2 inches long
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • salt to taste


  • Wash the string beans and cut into 2 inches long. Remove the top of the string beans. The easiest way is to take about 6 string beans line them up and cut the top all at the same time. Then continue cutting into 2 inches long. Set aside.
  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat.
  • Saute onion until translucent.
  • Add garlic and cook until golden.
  • Add soy sauce and pork.
  • Once pork turns pale in color add the sitaw (string beans). Cover skillet until sitaw is half cooked.
  • Pour vinegar and add ground pepper. Do not cover or mix it until it boils.
  • Pour water bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat between medium to low, cover and simmer until vegetables are tender but crisp.
  • Salt to taste.


1. If you prefer a more sour dish add more vinegar.


Calories: 161kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 1037mg | Potassium: 334mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 4.6mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1.1mg