Tokwa't Baboy

Tokwa't Baboy is a Filipino side dish or as an appetizer usually served as "pulutan". It consist of boiled pork and fried tofu, in a mixture of soy sauce, vinegar, hot chili peppers and onions.

The steps below should guide you on how to make this delicious Tokwa't Baboy appetizer. Watch the video below to visually guide you in every step of the way.

Tokwa at Baboy is a dish that also goes well with Filipino style con-gee or Arroz Caldo, also a very popular for beer lovers in the Philippines called pulutan.

This Tokwa at Baboy or Tokwa't Baboy is very simple and easy to prepare. Gather all the ingredients and follow this tried and tested recipe. It is usually consist of pig's ears so feel free to add some. Make sure pig's ears are boiled until tender and double up on the ingredients below.

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  • 1 lb pork belly
  • 1 12 oz extra firm tofu
  • 1 tsp whole peppercorn
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3/4 cup pork broth (from boiling the pork belly)
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1-2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-2 hot chili pepper, sliced thin
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • water for boiling the pork
  • oil for frying the tofu

  1. Boil pork belly with peppercorn and bay leaves in 4 cups of water until tender. Allow to cool and slice into bite size pieces. Set aside. 
  2. In a pan, heat and add cooking oil. Pat dry the tofu and fry until golden brown. Cut into cubes and set aside. 
  3. For the sauce; combine pork broth, vinegar, soy sauce, ground pepper, sugar and salt to taste. Bring into a quick boil and reduce heat to the lowest and simmer. 
  4. In a wide bowl, combine boiled pork, fried tofu, onions, chili peppers, green onions and pour-in the hot sauce. Stir gently to combine all ingredients and let it sit for at least 30 minutes before serving while stirring occasionally. Enjoy! 

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