La Paz Batchoy
 
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Yield: 6 to 8 Servings
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds pork bones
  • 2 pounds beef bones (with marrow)
  • water
  • ½ pork shoulder
  • ½ pound pork intestines, cleaned
  • ½ pound pork liver
  • 1 small red onion, peeled and minced
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon sauteed shrimp paste
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon MSG
  • rock salt and pepper
For the Toppings
  • pork cracklings (chicharon), crushed
  • fried garlic bits
  • green onions
  • whole raw eggs (optional)
Instructions
  1. In a deep pot, bring enough water to cover bones into a boil. Add bones and boil, skimming scum that floats on top, for about 10 minutes. Drain bones and discard liquid. Under cold running water, rinse bones to rid of any scum. Rinse pot. Return bones to pot and enough cold water (about 10 to 12 cups) to cover. Bring to a boil, skimming scum that floats on top. Lower heat, cover and simmer for about 3 hours.
  2. Using a colander, strain broth. Scrape off any attached meat from bones and set aside. Using a small spoon, scoop out marrow from beef bones and set aside. Discard bones.
  3. Return broth to pot and bring to a boil. Add pork shoulder and pork intestines. Cook for about 30 to 40 minutes or until tender. With a slotted spoon, remove from pot and allow to slightly cool to touch. Slice into strips and set aside.
  4. Add liver to pot and cook for about 7 to 10 minutes. With a slotted spoon, remove from pot and allow to slight cool to touch. Slice into strips and set aside.
  5. Add onions and garlic to pot of hot broth. Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or until onions and garlic are softened. Add shrimp paste and stir until dispersed. Add sugar and MSG. Season with rock salt and pepper to taste.
  6. In a saucepot, bring about 3 quarts to a boil. Using a strainer basket, submerge noodles for about 30 to 40 seconds. Drain well and divide into serving bowls.
  7. Ladle hot broth over noodles. Top with sliced pork, intestines, liver and any scrap meat from bones. Divide bone into each bowl, if desired. Garnish with chicharon, fried garlic bits and green onions. Crack a raw egg into each bowl, if desired. Serve hot.
Recipe by kawaling pinoy at https://www.kawalingpinoy.com/la-paz-batchoy/