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Yusi 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 45 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Yusi is an Ilocano stew made from fatty chopped pork neck, pork, liver, chives and a dark seaweed similar to the Japanese nori called gamet


  • 600 g pork neck, sliced into small cubes
  • 150 g pork liver, sliced into small cubes
  • 5 cups pork stock
  • handful of chopped chives
  • handful of crumbled gamet or nori sheets
  • 1 thumb sized ginger, thinly sliced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 shallots, finely chopped
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. Season pork neck with salt and pepper.
  2. In a pot a small amount of water then add in the pork. Cook until pork renders fat, continue to cook until pork is brown.
  3. Add garlic, shallots and ginger, then cook until aromatic.
  4. Add pork stock, bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes in low heat.
  5. Add liver then continue to cook for 8 minutes
  6. Add the chives and gamet then cook for 2 more minutes.
  7. Season with fish sauce and freshly ground black pepper then serve.