Lengua (Filipino Style)

Lengua (Filipino Style)
  • Servings : 2
  • Cook Time : 1m
  • Ready In : 1m


  • 1 fresh ox tongue
  • 1 chorizo de Bilbao or slices of Chinese Ham
  • 1 can mushrooms
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 sweet red and green peppers, quartered
  • 1 can sweet peas
  • 6 or more bananas (saba) cut as desired, then fried
  • Soy sauce to taste
  • 1/4 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 5 tbsps flour
  • 5 tbsps margarine
  • salt and pepper


Step 1

Clean tongue thoroughly, scald and remove outer skin

Step 2

Cook slowly in boiling water to cover, adding water whenever necessary

Step 3

When tender, add chorizo, soy sauce, tomato sauce, ground pepper, Worcestershire sauce and salt and pepper to taste

Step 4

In another pan, melt margarine, then add flour and blend.

Step 5

Add 4 cups of liquid in which tongue was cooked and stir until thick.

Step 6

Add this sauce to the tongue.

Step 7

Add carrots, mushrooms, sweet peas, sweet peppers and cook for a few more minutes.

Step 8

Serve in slices garnished with slices of chorizo, fried banana and other vegetables

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