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Pork Adobo: Filipino Signature Dish

Pork Adobo is a famous Filipino dish that is loved by many. Pork is stewed in soy, vinegar and sugar resulting to  a medley of sweet, savory and tangy flavor that everybody loves.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Chicken Adobo Recipe, Mom Food Blog, Pork Adobo, Pork Recipe
Servings: 4 people
Cost: $6


  • Cooking Pan


  • 500 grams Pork Im using pork belly
  • 1/2 cup Soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Whole Peppercorn
  • 2 pcs Bay leaves
  • 5 cloves Garlic minced
  • 2 cups Water
  • 1 medium Onions minced
  • 2 tbsp Cooking oil


Marinating the Pork

  • Mix soy sauce, sugar, garlic and onion.
  • Add the pork to the sauce mixture and marinate the pork for 1 hour or overnight.

Cooking the Adobo

  • Put  oil in a pan and brown the pork meat.
  • Once all the meat are seared and browned, put in the marinade mixture together with the pork.
  • Add bay leaves, peppercorn, water.
  • Simmer and cook for about 25 minutes or until pork becomes tender. 
  • Transfer to a serving plate and serve. Enjoy!