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How to Cook Hardinera with Ubod

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 Loafs
Author: Manny


  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic crushed
  • 1 medium size onion chopped
  • 2 cups ubod heart of palm, blanced and julienne
  • 1/4 cup ground pork
  • 3/4 kilo pork boiled and sliced into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup pork liver cut into thin strips
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper ground
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 pcs whole eggs lightly beaten
  • 4 sliced bacon cut into strips
  • 4 pcs hotdogs cut into strips
  • 4 pcs bell pepper cut into strips
  • 3 pcs hard boiled eggs sliced


    How to make Hardinera with Ubod:

    • Heat oil and saute garlic and onion until soft. Add ubod, sliced pork, ground pork and liver.
    • Transfer mixture into a bowl. Season with salt, pepper and soy sauce then add in cornstarch and lightly beaten eggs.
    • Mix thoroughly until the mixture becomes uniform.
    • Lined bottom of 4 pcs aluminum flan pan (those that used in leche flan) with wax paper.
    • Arrange strips of bacon, hotdog, bell pepper and egg slices.
    • Pour and fill each flan pan with the meat mixture leaving at least half an inch from the rim.
    • Steam for 30 to 45 minutes or until cooked.
    • To check if the hardinera is already cooked, prick a toothpick and if it comes out clean, it is already cooked.
    • Unmold into a platted lined with cabbages or any desired leafy vegetables. Slice and serve hot.