Pork Mechado Recipe

Pork mechado is a Filipino pork stew. This particular recipe is composed of pork slices, potato, frozen green peas, and bell peppers. It is a simple dish that can easily be prepared by anyone. Follow the recipe exactly as it is written so that you can be guided accordingly.

Pork Mechado Recipe


  • 1 ½ lb. pork shoulder sliced into cubes
  • 1 large potato cubed
  • 1 medium red bell pepper sliced
  • 1 medium green bell pepper sliced
  • 1 cup frozen green peas
  • 1 Knorr Pork Cube
  • 1 lime or calamansi
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 can 6 oz. tomato sauce
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed and chopped
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Combine pork, soy sauce, and juice of 1 lime in a bowl. Mix well and let it stay for 10 minutes.
  • Heat the oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute the garlic and onion until the onion gets soft.
  • Add the marinated pork (include the remaining marinade). Cook until it pork turns light brown.
  • Pour tomato sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Add the Knorr Pork Cube. Stir. Cover and cook in low heat for 35 to 40 minutes.
  • Add the potato and green peas. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Stir-in the bell peppers. Continue to cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add salt and ground black pepper to taste