How To Cook Nilagang Baboy (Boiled Pork Ribs)
Recipe type: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
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Serves: 6 servings
Nilagang baboy or boiled pork ribs or pork belly with vegetables is a very simple Filipino soup dish.
  • 1 kilo pork ribs (or pork belly)
  • 1 bundle of pechay
  • 2 pcs sweet potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • ½ head cabbage, quartered
  • 1 medium size onion, quartered
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce or patis
  • 1 Tbsp black peppercorns, cracked
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 2 liters of water
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  1. Remove the skin of the pork ribs or pork belly. Then slice it into ¾ inch thick and 1 and ½ to 2 inch length.
  2. Fill a medium size pot with water and let boil. Then put the pork and boil until the scum floats.
  3. Remove the scum that rises above the broth and add more water if needed.
  4. Add in the onion and black pepper then cook for an hour or until the meat is tender.
  5. Add in the sweet potatoes, salt and patis and cook for another 5 minutes.
  6. Then add cabbage and pechay and simmer for half a minute. Adjust the taste if necessary by adding more salt.
  7. Remove from heat and serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 258
Recipe by Panlasang Pinoy Meat Recipes at