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Try this easy to follow Filipino Pork Adobo recipe. A stewed meat in garlic, vinegar and soy sauce. You can also use chicken instead of pork. Try it now.

  • 2 lbs pork belly , sliced 1/2 an inch
  • 2 cup datu puti vinegar
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 cup water
  • 5-6 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 pieces bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole peppercorns 
  • 1/2 teaspoon achuete powder diluted in 3 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste 

Cooking Direction:
  1. In a deep bowl mix soy sauce, vinegar, water, bay leaves, peppercorns and sugar.
  2. Stir well and taste test for desired salt and sweet flavor.
  3. Add a dash of salt and ground pepper if desired. Set aside.
  4. Heat wok in medium low fire and add achuete oil.
  5. Saute minced garlic till caramelize.
  6. Fry pork belly slices on both side till golden brown.
  7. Pour in the vinegar - soy sauce mixture and allow to boil for 5 minutes in medium high heat.
  8. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer till pork for 20 minutes or pork is fully cooked.
  9. Remove from heat and serve. Enjoy! 

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