pork menudo


Menudo is one of the traditional dishes in the Philippines. It is made using pork and vegetables such as potatoes, carrots, and peas. It is commonly simmered in tomato sauce. All of the ingredients are traditionally cubed into small pieces, which gives the dish an extremely colorful appearance. To present, it is one of the most common dishes found at festivals throughout the country. It is also frequently served in restaurants and small eateries in the Philippines. Menudo can also be prepared using fresh tomatoes instead of tomato sauce. As with adobo, just about everyone in the country has grown up with this simply delightful dish.





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  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 kilo pork menudo cut
  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 2 wieners, sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 1 small carrot, cubed
  • 1/2 cup green peas
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3/4 cup water
  • cooking oil
  • Pepper to taste



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  • Servings: 4
  • Time: 1 hour
  • Level: Easy
  • Cuisine: Filipino, Spanish




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  1. Saute onion and garlic until soft and fragrant. Place in pork and saute until light brown.
  2. Season with soy sauce and pepper. Stir until nicely combined.
  3. Pour in tomato sauce and water. Stir well. Cover and simmer over low heat for at least 30-40 minutes or until tender.
  4. When tender, add the potatoes, carrots, green peas, raisins, wieners, and red bell peppers. Stir until well incorporated.
  5. Cover and simmer stirring occasionally until carrots and potatoes are tender approximately 10 – 15 minutes. Adjust seasoning according to taste. Turn off heat.
  6. Serve and enjoy!

Gerald Sales+

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