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Pork Pata Estofado
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5 from 10 votes

How to Cook Pork Pata Estofado

A tasty way of cooking pork pata. This is very similar to paksiw na pata because of the banana blossoms, sugar and vinegar in the lists of ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: pata estofado, pork feet
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 227kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 1/2 kilo pork pata pork hocks/knuckles, chopped into servings pieces
  • 2 pieces onion sliced
  • 1 head garlic peeled and crushed
  • 2 pieces bay leaves
  • 4 pieces saba bananas sliced
  • 1 tsp. whole peppercorns
  • dried banana blossoms
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • Cooking oil
  • 1 liter water


How to cook Pork Pata Estofado:

  • Fry the bananas and set aside.
  • In a medium size pot, put the pork pata, onion, garlic, bay leaves, banana blossoms, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, water and pepper corn.
  • Bring to a boil then simmer for about 45 minutes or until the pork pata is tender. Stir occasionally while cooking.
  • Then add the fried bananas and cook for a few minutes before serving.