PORK ADOBO

Filipino Pork Adobo is a Filipino dish that I've shared before. This one is more traditional- the pork meat is simmered in garlic, soy sauce and vinegar.

PORK ADOBO

INGREDIENTS
  1. 2 lbs pork belly or pork shoulder, cut into bite-size pieces
  2. 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  3. 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  4. ⅓ cup light soy sauce
  5. ⅓ cup vinegar
  6. 1 bay leaf
  7. ½ tsp freshly ground pepper
  8. 1 cup water or more as needed
  9. 1 tbsp honey or brown sugar

INSTRUCTIONS
  • Heat oil in a large skillet; rotate to coat sides of skillet. Add pork pieces and cook until meat is browned.
  • Add garlic and sauté for a minute. Add soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, pepper and water.
  • Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes or until pork are tender. (Watch it carefully. Don't let it dry out.) Add water ½ cup at a time several times until pork meat is tender and the desired amount of sauce has been reached. Stir in honey or brown sugar.