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Pork Adobo Recipe

Pork Adobo Recipe

Pork Adobo Recipe

Pork Adobo recipe commonly cooked in soy sauce, garlic, and vinegar. This is the Philippines national dish, It’s easy to cook and popular for long storage life. This recipe is the simplest and easiest that you will find. In the Philippines, you can choose either chicken or pork meat to make adobo. Pork adobo is much tastier than the chicken version because of the pork fat, It makes the adobo taste better.
pork adobo recipe

The word “Adobo” comes from the word “Adobar” a Spanish word that means “To marinade”. The spañards teach the Filipino citizen to cook adobo in late 1613. It’s a Spanish and Mexican dish which is also one of the signatures dishes of the Filipino’s.

The Philippines is composed of seven thousand islands, and there are different variations in cooking Pork Adobo. Cooking this dish can be different, main reasons can be the availability of the ingredients.

This pork adobo recipe that I will share is the simplest and common. Preparation time will be 10 -15 minutes. Cooking time will be 1 hour at least.




  • 1-kilo pork belly
  • 5 pcs dried bay leaves
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • 4 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon peppercorn
  • 2 cups of water
  • Rock salt to taste

Cooking Instructions

  1. Sliced the pork belly into two inches cubes
  2. In a large bowl put the pork belly, add the crushed garlic, soy sauce, and marinade for at least 30 minutes
  3. Heat the pot and put in the marinated pork and saute for a few minutes until you see the meat turns to brown.
  4. Pour in the water, add the peppercorn and the bay leaves, bring to boil and simmer for at least  45 minutes until the meat is tender.
  5. Add the vinegar and simmer for another 15 minutes
  6. Add some salt to taste
  7. Serve hot with rice.

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Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Protein: 20 g
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