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Pork Adobo Recipe

Pork Belly cooked Adobo Style with Achuete Oil. A must try tasty Adobo recipe


3 lbs pork belly, sliced into cubes

1/3 cups vinegar

1/2 cup soy sauce

6 pieces garlic cloves, sliced thin

1/2 teaspoon whole pepper corn

4 pieces bay leaves

1 tablespoon cooking oil

2 tablespoon white sugar 

1 teaspoon achuete, diluted in 1 tablespoon cooking oil

ground black pepper to taste

enough water for boiling the meat

Cooking Direction:

Using a pressure cooker boil meat in water till almost done.

Remove meat from the excess broth. Set meat aside.

Saute garlic in cooking oil.

Add the boiled meat and allow the meat to turn golden brown.

Pour in the vinegar, soy sauce, whole peppercorn, bay leaves and sugar.

Simmer in medium low heat.

Season with ground black pepper to taste.

Once the sauce starts to thicken pour in the achuete diluted in cooking oil.

Simmer for few more minutes.

Remove from heat and serve.


  1. Been looking for a dry pork adobo with achuette in it, as my aunt made this every week. She's from Iloilo so I can't wait to try. Thank you :)

  2. Hello Island and Happy Cooking! Glad I can help


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