Pork Estofado

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Pork Estofado is a stewed pork dish served with fried plantains. It is a common Ilonggo dish. They’re from the Visayas region of the Philippines. For sure you will love this recipe. It’s just like your cooking adodo with a twist. Try it yourself and let me know your thoughts about it. 

Pork Estofado Recipe


  • 3 lbs Pork, Cubed
  • 3/4 cup cooking oil
  • 5 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorn
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 4 plantain bananas, sliced diagonally
  • 1 pc Carrot sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup water

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Heat a pan and pour 1/2 cup of cooking oil, when the oil is hot enough fry the sliced plantains until each side turns to medium brown. Drain excess oil, set aside.
  2. In a separate cooking pot, pour the remaining oil. Once oil is hot enough put in the garlic and saute until it turns to light brown.
  3. Add the pork and cook until 8-10 minutes.
  4. Put in the soy sauce, water, whole peppercorns and dried bay leaves and bring to a boil.
  5. Simmer until pork is tender.
  6. Add vinegar, simmer for 5 minutes.
  7. Add brown sugar and carrots, stir and simmer for 10 minutes.
  8. Garnish the fried bananas, serve hot and Voila!
Pork Estofado

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