Pork Asado with Potatoes

This pork asado is one of the many versions of pork asado. Unlike the usual asado that only consists of pork, condiments and spices like soy sauce, sugar, star anise, garlic and peppercorns, this version have vegetables like potatoes, tomatoes and sweet peppers. I’m not sure what region in the Philippines where this kind of asado originates. If you have an idea, please share your thoughts by writing a comment below.

 

How to Cook Pork Asado
 
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Recipe type: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 kilo pork
  • 2 large potatoes, peeled and divided into 6
  • 1 large onion, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1 head garlic, minced and chopped
  • 1 tsp. black pepper
  • 3 cup native vinegar
  • 4 tbsp. cooking lard
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 pc. bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2 red and green sweet pepper, cut into slices
  • 4 tbsp. achuete juice
  • 4 medium-sized tomatoes, cut into small pieces
Instructions
  1. How to cook pork asado:
  2. Place the pork in a saucepan and add vinegar, pepper and ½ clove of garlic.
  3. Later, add the salt, bay leaf and soy sauce. Allow it to boil for 2 minutes.
  4. Add 2 cups water and let boil until pork is tender.
  5. Fry the potatoes until golden brown, then set aside.
  6. Saute garlic, onion, and tomatoes, then add pork mixture, potatoes, and red and green sweet pepper and achuete juice to the mixture and cook until done.
  7. Serve hot. Good for 10 persons.

 


Pork Asado with Potatoes