Pinoy Recipes: The Ultimate Filipino Pork Adobo
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We know a lot of non-Filipinos who love adobo – may it be chicken or pork.
Adobo is not the actual name of the dish, rather, it is the method by which a dish is cooked. Hence, you need to specify if you want pork adobo or chicken adobo.
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Adobo is marinating meat in vinegar, seasonings and savory sauces.
In this article, we will provide the recipe for cooking pork adobo – in simplified, fuss-free Bisaya-style.
Cooking pork adobo is very easy. You need not do splits or cartwheels to accomplish the feat.
First, prepare the ingredients
- ½ kilo pork, chopped (preferably pork belly) -
- ½ cup soy sauce -
- ¼ cup water -
- 1 teaspoon black pepper
- ⅛ cup brown sugar
- 3 tablespoons cooking oil
- 3 tablespoons vinegar
- 6 cloves garlic, crushed
- Salt (optional)
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- Heat the cooking oil in a pan
- Then add the crushed garlic. Cook it till it turns light brown and make sure it doesn’t end up burnt.
- Add in the pork and stir.
- Add in the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, and pepper. Cover the mixture and cook in low heat for about 30 to 40 minutes.
- Add in the vinegar and stir. Boil for another 5-8 minutes.
- Taste your pork adobo gravy and see if it needs salt. You can also forego the salt if you want.
- Serve with rice for the ultimate Pinoy adobo experience.