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Pork Estofado 2

Pork Estofado

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 30 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 mins
  • Yield: 5
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Pork Estofado is a Filipino dish made out of pork stewed in a sweet soy sauce and vinegar gravy mixed with bananas and carrot


  • 700g deboned pork leg meat, cubed
  • 2 pcs Chinese sausage, sliced thinly
  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 3 saba bananas, sliced
  • 1/2 cup cane vinegar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 1/2 cup pork stock
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorn
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • oil


  1. In a pan add oil the add pork then brown on all sides. Remove from pan then set aside.
  2. In a pot add oil then sauté garlic until golden brown, add pork, stock, soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, bay leaf and peppercorn. Bring it to a boil then simmer for 45-60 minutes or until pork is tender. Add water if necessary.
  3. Add carrots and Chinese sausage then simmer for additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add bananas and simmer for 10 more minutes.
  5. Bring heat to high to reduce liquid. Once liquid had reduced and thicker in consistency turn off heat then serve.