Pork adobo is a quintessential Filipino dish. It's a meat dish consisting of a dark, salty and tangy sauce.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 1hour
Total Time 1hour10minutes
Author Liza Agbanlog
2lbspork shoulder or pork belly, cut into bite-size pieces
1/3cuplight soy sauce
½tspfreshly ground pepper
1cupwater or more as needed
1tbsphoney or brown sugar
Heat oil in a large skillet; rotate to coat sides of skillet. Add pork pieces and cook until meat is browned.
Add garlic and sauté for a minute. Add soy sauce, vinegar, bay leaf, pepper and water.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes, covered, or until pork are tender. (Watch it carefully. Don't let it dry out.) Add water ½ cup at a time several times until pork meat is tender and the desired amount of sauce has been reached. Stir in honey or brown sugar.