This Philippine pork dish packs heat – and tartness – into the skillet

“”Sisig’ means to snack on something sour,” explains Patrice Cleary, owner and chef of Washington’s Purple Patch restaurant. “They should rename it ‘to snack on something flavorful.’ ” Indeed, this Filipino dish (pronounced “see-sig”) of crisped, chopped pork, onions and peppers — served in a sizzling hot skillet and often topped with an egg — is the opposite of bland.

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