Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pata Tim Recipe

Pata Tim is a popular braised pork leg dish similar to paksiw na pata with out the vinegar. It is a stewed pork's knuckle with soy sauce, sugar, rice wine, oyster sauce and other condiments.

Preparations for Pata Tim


1/2 kg pork leg, chopped
50 g dried squid
1 head of garlic, minced
3 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp oyster sauce
1tbsp rice wine
1 tbsp fish sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 cup pork stock
2 tbsp cornstarch in 4 tbsp water
4 lettuce leaves sliced

Cooking Instructions:

In a pot, boil pork leg until tender and reerve about 1 cup of pork stock. Braise pork leg with soy sauce in oil. In another pot, boil water and scald pork leg to bring out excess oil. Debone pork legs and discard bones.
In a baking dish, arrange pork leg pieces.
Saute garlic and dried squid and arrange on top of the baking dish. Mix oyster sauce, rice wine, fish sauce, soy sauce, cornstarch mixture and sesame oil in a bowl. Pour over the pork leg and steam for one hour until ingredients are cooked through. Steam lettuce and make a bed on the bottom of the serving dish.