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How to Cook Cheesy Pork Embotido

Turn your ordinary pork embotido into a cheesy embotido by adding lots of cheese! Try this recipe here a cheesy version of pork embotido or pork loaf.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: cheese embotido, pork embotido, pork loaf
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 225kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 kilo ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tbsp. ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. sugar
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 bell peppers chopped
  • 4 pcs medium sausages or hotdogs chopped
  • 4 pcs hard-boiled eggs chopped
  • 1 bar grated cheese
  • 3 Tbsp. pickle relish
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp. bread crumbs
  • 1 box raisins

For the dipping sauce:

  • 3 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 3 Tbsp. catsup
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • parsley chopped


  • How to cook Cheesy Pork Embotido:
  • Boil eggs, ¬†remove shell and chop.
  • Combine ground pork, salt, ground pepper, and sugar.¬†Mix well and set aside.
  • Combine chopped onions, carrots, bell peppers, sausages and hard-boiled eggs.
  • Mix them with ground pork mixture and add the grated cheese, pickle relish, beaten egg, cornstarch, bread crumbs and raisins.
  • Depending on how big or small you want your embotido, just divide the mixture evenly before wrapping.
  • Wrap the mixture in a n aluminum foil to form a roll or a typical embotido shape and seal the edges.
  • Steam for at least 25 minutes or check with a toothpick and prick the embotido. If it comes out clean, the embotido is cooked.
  • You can store the embotido in your freezer and fry them later.
  • To serve the embotido, remove the aluminum foil and pan fry until golden brown.
  • Slice diagonally and arrange in a platter.
  • To make it more presentable, garnish with sliced cucumber, carrots, and parsley. Serve with mayo catsup dipping sauce.
  • To make the dipping sauce: mix the mayonnaise, catsup, parsley and season with salt and pepper.