Sunday, March 27, 2011

Filipino Pork Menudo Recipe

Filipino Pork Menudo Recipe

Menudo is a traditional stew from the Philippines. While it has the same name as the Mexican dish of the same name, it is not made with tripe but rather with sliced pork and calves' liver.

Source: Pork Menudo Wiki

Preparations for Filipino Pork Menudo


1 kilo pork; cut in 1/2-inch chunks
1/4 kilo hotdog; sliced 1/2 inch slices
1/4 kilo liver; sliced in 1/2-inch chunks
1 potato; diced (fry in 3 minutes)
1 carrot; diced (fry in 3 minutes)
2 stems kinchay (celery); chopped
1 onion; minced
4 cloves garlic; minced
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/2 cup raisins
1 can tomato sauce
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Cooking Oil

Cooking Instructions:

Marinate pork in soy sauce and ground black pepper for 1 hour.
Boil liver for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
Sauté garlic and onion. Add marinated pork and kitchay. Continue sauteing until all liquid has evaporated and meat starts to render fat.
Add tomato sauce and simmer for 15 minutes. Add liver, hotdog, potato, raisins, and carrot. Continue cooking in medium fire for 5 minutes or until done.
Season with little sugar (if desired) according to taste. Serve hot with rice.