Pork Adobo is an extremely tasty dish


  • 1 kg pork belly diced

  • 2 tbsp garlic, minced or crushed

  • 5 dried bay leaves

  • 1 medium onion chopped

  • 4 tbsp vinegar

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce

  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce

  • 1 tbsp whole pepper corns

  • 1 cup water

  • salt to taste

  • Olive oil


  • 1.

    Combine the pork belly, soy sauce, and garlic then marinade for at least 4 hours, overnight is better

  • 2.

    Heat the pot add some olive oil, pork belly and onions then cook for a few minutes, Browning the meat a a high temp.

  • 3.

    Reduce temp and add the marinade, cook for 5 minutes at low temp

  • 4.

    Add water, whole pepper corns , oyster sauce, dried bay leaves then bring to a boil. Simmer for 40 minutes to 1 hour to reduce liquids by half

  • 5.

    Add in the vinegar and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes

  • 6.

    Add salt to taste

  • 7.

    Serve hot with steamed rice

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (4 servings)

  • Energy 1388kj
  • Fat Total 138g
  • Saturated Fat 49g
  • Protein 26g
  • Carbohydrate 7g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 2082mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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This is a very traditional dish in the Philippines. Served with steamed rice.

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