Cheesy Pork Embotido

Turn your ordinary pork embotido into a cheesy embotido by adding lots of cheese! It will definitely spice up your breakfast, lunch or dinner. And don’t just use catsup as a dipping sauce, make a mayo-catsup dip which you can make by just following the recipe below. You can also eat it steamed or fried and best served with fried rice or java rice.

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To cook cheesy pork embotido; Boil eggs,  remove shell and chop. Combine ground pork, salt, ground pepper, and sugar. Mix well and set aside. Combine chopped onions, carrots, bell peppers, sausages and hard-boiled eggs. Mix them with ground pork mixture and add the grated cheese, pickle relish, beaten egg, cornstarch, bread crumbs and raisins. Depending on how big or small you want your embotido, just divide the mixture evenly before wrapping. Wrap the mixture in a n aluminum foil to form a roll or a typical embotido shape and seal the edges. Steam for at least 25 minutes or check with a toothpick and prick the embotido. If it comes out clean, the embotido is cooked. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Cheesy Pork Embotido
 
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Recipe type: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 10 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 kilo ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • ½ Tbsp. ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, chopped
  • 4 pcs medium sausages or hotdogs, chopped
  • 4 pcs hard-boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1 bar grated cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. pickle relish
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. bread crumbs
  • 1 box raisins
For the dipping sauce:
  • 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp. catsup
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • parsley, chopped
Instructions
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  1. How to cook Cheesy Pork Embotido:
  2. Boil eggs,  remove shell and chop.
  3. Combine ground pork, salt, ground pepper, and sugar. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Combine chopped onions, carrots, bell peppers, sausages and hard-boiled eggs.
  5. Mix them with ground pork mixture and add the grated cheese, pickle relish, beaten egg, cornstarch, bread crumbs and raisins.
  6. Depending on how big or small you want your embotido, just divide the mixture evenly before wrapping.
  7. Wrap the mixture in a n aluminum foil to form a roll or a typical embotido shape and seal the edges.
  8. Steam for at least 25 minutes or check with a toothpick and prick the embotido. If it comes out clean, the embotido is cooked.
  9. You can store the embotido in your freezer and fry them later.
  10. To serve the embotido, remove the aluminum foil and pan fry until golden brown.
  11. Slice diagonally and arrange in a platter.
  12. To make it more presentable, garnish with sliced cucumber, carrots, and parsley. Serve with mayo catsup dipping sauce.
  13. To make the dipping sauce: mix the mayonnaise, catsup, parsley and season with salt and pepper.

 

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Cheesy Pork Embotido