What Are Some Dishes That Include Filipino Pork?

What Are Some Dishes That Include Filipino Pork?

Some dishes that include Filipino pork are Filipino Pork Menudo and Filipino Pork and Chicken Adobo. The Menudo is a traditional staple of Filipino party food while the Adobo is an easy-to-make option.

To make Filipino Pork Menudo, dissolve 1 ounce menudo/afritada mix in water and fry 1 cup diced potatoes in 2 tablespoons oil. Set aside potatoes and brown 3/4 pound diced pork and 5 ounces liver. Add in dissolved mix and simmer, covered, until meat is tender. Add 2 diced bell peppers, 1/3 cup cooked Garbanzo beans, 1/2 cup raisins and 1 diced carrot. Simmer for two minutes.

To make Filipino Pork and Chicken Adobo, brown 1 crushed head of garlic in 3 tablespoons oil. Set aside garlic and use pan to brown 1 1/2 pounds chopped pork belly and 1 1/2 pounds chopped chicken. Add two teaspoons whole peppercorn, 4 bay leaves, 1 tablespoon oyster sauce, 1 cup soy sauce and 1 cup water. Bring to the boil; let simmer until meat is tender. Stir in 3 tablespoons brown sugar. Pour in 6 tablespoons white vinegar; bring to boil and simmer until majority of the liquid evaporates. Add the garlic and salt to taste; cook for two minutes and serve.