Pork Adobo is pork cooked in soy sauce, vinegar, and garlic. This is considered by many as the Philippine’s national dish because of its popularity, ease in preparation, and long storage life. Adobo is not only limited to pork and chicken, other meats, seafoods, and vegetables (such as squid (pusit), goat meat, veal, beef, shrimp (hipon), river spinach(kang-kong)) can also be cooked this way. This Pork Adobo Recipe is one of the easiest and best that you will find.
There are different variations in cooking this dish (sometimes called regional versions). This recipe is the most common and simplest of them all. I’ll try to feature other Adobo variations such as the Batangas Adobo and the Ginataang Adobo in our future posts. This Pork Adobo Recipe that we have here is the common version of pork adobo.
Try this simple yet satisfying Pork Adobo Recipe and let me know what you think.
Pork Adobo Recipe
- 2 lbs pork belly
- 2 tbsp garlic, minced or crushed
- 5 pieces dried bay leaves
- 4 tbsp vinegar
- 1/2 cup soy sauce
- 1 tbsp whole pepper corn
- 1 cup water
- salt to taste
- Combine the pork belly, soy sauce, and garlic then marinade for at least 1 hour
- Heat the pot and put-in the marinated pork belly then cook for a few minutes
- Add water, whole pepper corn, and dried bay leaves then bring to a boil. Simmer for 40 minutes to 1 hour
- Put-in the vinegar and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes
- Add salt to taste
- Serve hot. Share and enjoy!