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Pata Hamonado

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 2 hours 15 mins
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Pata hamonado or Sticky Sweet Pork Hock is a type of stew where pork hocks are slowly braised in a soy sauce and pineapple juice base infused with lots of garlic.


  • 2 pcs small pork legs
  • 400g sliced pineapples
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 3 cups pineapple juice
  • 1 cup water
  • fish sauce (adjust the amount according to your liking)
  • 2 tsp peppercorn
  • 1 whole garlic, minced
  • oil


  1. In a pot, brown garlic in oil.
  2. Add pork leg and brown on all sides.
  3. Now add all of the remaining ingredients, apart from the sliced pineapples.
  4. Bring to a boil and slowly simmer for 2 hrs.
  5. Add the pineapples then simmer for additional 15 minutes. Serve.