Let’s cook Pork Adobo, one of the Philippines’ specialties!
What you need:
1/2 kilo pork, diced into bite size
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/3 cup white vinegar
Juice of 6 calamansi (calamondin)
2tbsp cooking oil
3 cloves of garlic, minced
1 red onion, finely chopped
1tsp ground black peppercorn
2 Bay leaves
- Sprinkle salt onto the pork. Mix well, then set aside.
- In a bowl, mix all of the following ingredients to make a mixture: soy sauce, vinegar and sugar. Mix well until the sugar is dissolved.
- Heat a deep skillet to medium heat.
- Pour cooking oil into the skillet.
- Sauté garlic and onion until golden brown.
- Add the bay leaves.
- Put the pork into the skillet and fold.
- Pour the soy sauce, vinegar and sugar mixture into the skillet, mix with the pork and cover with a lid.
- Let the pork cook in this mixture and its own juices.
- Fold from time to time until the oil from the pork comes out.
- Let the pork fry in its own oil.
- Add the calamansi (calamondin) juice. Fold.
- When it’s dry, sprinkle some ground black peppercorn.
- Fold until the ingredients are mixed well together.
- Remove from stove and drain all the oil.
Good for 3 servings.