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How to Cook Pocherong Alfonso

This pork dish is a very unique pochero dish because it does not have vegetables and the sauce is very different from the usual pochero.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: alfonso cavite, pocherong alfonso
Calories: 311kcal


  • 1 kilo pork butt or shoulder cut into large cubes
  • 1 cup banana ketchup
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/2 soy sauce
  • 1 to 2 pcs red bell peppers sliced into strips
  • 1 Tbsp. pickle relish
  • 12 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 pcs onions chopped
  • 2 pcs kalamansi extract the juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. margarine
  • 1 Tbsp. patis


How to Cook Pocherong Alfonso:

  • Slice the pork into large cubes. Put in a large mixing bowl.
  • Add in the marinade ingredients in the bowl: soy sauce, banana ketchup, pineapple juice, tomato sauce, pickle relish, half of garlic, half of onions, bell peppers, kalamansi, salt and pepper.
  • Stir all the ingredients in the bowl then cover and marinate for 1 hour.
  • In a pot or wok, melt the margarine and saute the remaining garlic and onions until onions are soft.
  • Then add in the marinated pork with the marinade. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour or until the pork tender.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice.