Filipino Pork Asado

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This Pork Asado recipe is a simple one. This is a version that does not require you to cook a big cut of pork then to be sliced when serving. This recipe uses cubed pork, but still has the delicious the sweet and salty flavor of asado.

Filipino Pork Asado Recipe


  • 1 kilo pork, cubes
  • 2 potatoes, sliced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1/8 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp atsuete oil
  • 2 pcs star anise
  • ground pepper, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic,minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • oil, for frying the potatoes and carrots
  • 1 cup water


  • 1/8 cup soysauce
  • 4 tbsp calamansi juice

Cooking Procedures:

  1. Marinate pork cubes in soysauce and calamansi juice mixture for about 15-30 minutes.
  2. Heat oil in a pan, fry the potatoes and carrots. Set aside.
  3. Heat atsuete oil in a pan, then saute onions and garlic.
  4. Add in pork cubes (Do not include the marinate).  Stir and let brown.
  5. Add soysauce, sugar, star anise, water. Let cook for about 30 minutes, or until the pork is tender.
  6. Season with salt and ground pepper, to taste.
  7. Once the meat is cooked and tender, add the potatoes and carrots.
  8. Serve and garnish with chopped onions (optional).
  9. This is perfect with hot steamed rice.
lutong bahay - pork asado
Filipino Pork Asado

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