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Browned Pork Adobo
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How to Cook Browned Pork Adobo

This is one pork adobo with a twist that is why it is called browned pork adobo.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: braised pork adobo, pork adobo
Servings: 6 to 8 servings
Calories: 342kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo pork belly cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 1 head garlic crushed and peeled
  • 1 Tbsp. black peppercorns crushed
  • 1 laurel leaf or bay leaf
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 4 Tbsp. cooking oil
  • 2 cups water


    • Combine the pork belly, garlic, peppercorns, and laurel leaf in a pot.
    • Pour water just enough to cover the pork and simmer until pork is tender.
    • Pour in vinegar and a pinch of salt then continue simmering until the broth is thickened.
    • Pour the broth into a bowl and set aside leaving the pork in the pot.
    • Add oil to the pork and fry until the meat is brown and the fat is slightly toasted.
    • Pour in soy sauce and stir cook for a few minutes.
    • Return the broth to the meat and let simmer for 1 minute.
    • Serve hot with ordinary cooked rice or java rice