Paksiw na Pata with Saba

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Paksiw na Pata in the Philippines, sweet sour pork hock stew has a complex flavor emanating from the seasonings and spices. Paksiw is a Filipino cooking method. With fish and seafood, paksiw means cooking with a sour base. The souring agent is usually vinegar or kamias. A litte twist of sweetness also has been added to its flavor given by the saging na saba.

Paksiw na Pata with Saba Recipe


  • 500 g pork pata
  • 4 pcs fried saba bananas, cut into 2 parts
  • 1 bunch dried banana blossoms
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp peppercorn
  • 1 pc bay leaf
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp patis (for dipping)

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Place all the ingredients except saba bananas) in a pressure cooker.
  2. Apply heat and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Add- in the fried saba bananas.
  4. Continue cooking, uncovered, until the sauce has reduced to desired consistency.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. Serve with patis and steamed white rice. Enjoy!
Paksiw na Pata with Saba

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