An Asian dish made with dried mung beans, lean pork and large shrimp.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Indian
Keyword dried mung beans, garlic, onions, pork, shrimp, tomato juice
Prep Time 1hour15minutes
Cook Time 1hour15minutes
Total Time 2hours30minutes
1cupmung beansdried; soaked for an hour and drained
8ouncesporkuncooked lean; cubed
1small onionfinely chopped
8ouncesshrimplarge fresh deveined, halved lengthwise and crosswise
1dash white pepper
In a 4- or 5-quart Dutch oven, boil the beans in water for 10 minutes, reduce to simmer and continue cooking about 30 minutes, or until tender.
As the beans cook, use a saucepan to saute the pork in olive oil until browned; add garlic and onion and cook until onion is transparent, stirring often. Add tomato juice to pork mixture, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for 30 minutes.
Drain beans, return to Dutch oven, add pork mixture and shrimp, and stir thoroughly. Cover and continue cooking until shrimp is done, about 5 minutes.
Fluff while seasoning to taste with salt and white pepper and serve.
Yield: 6 servings
Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.