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Pork Pastel

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Pork Pastel is a Filipino dish of tender pork cubes cooked together with potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, red bell pepper, green bell pepper and chorizo in a rich creamy sauce perfect in drenching that freshly cooked jasmine rice with.


Units Scale
  • 800 g pork scotch, diced
  • 2 pcs Chorizo, sliced
  • 2 medium sized potatoes, diced
  • 2 small carrots, diced
  • 2 cups farmers brown mushrooms, sliced in half
  • 1 small red capsicum, sliced
  • 1 small green capsicum, sliced
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1 large white onion, chopped
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 125 ml cream
  • 1/4 cup flour, dissolved in 1/2 cup water
  • 2 1/2 cups chicken stock
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • oil


  1. In a pot add a small amount of oil and in high heat lightly brown pork scotch on all sides, remove then set aside.
  2. Add the butter then sauté garlic and onions.
  3. Add the chorizo then continue to cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the chicken stock then place the pork back. Bring to a boil then simmer in low heat for 15 minutes.
  5. Add the potato, carrots and mushrooms, continue to simmer for 10 minutes or until pork is tender.
  6. Add cream, dissolved flour, red capsicum and green capsicum, bring heat to medium and continue to simmer for 5 more minutes or until sauce becomes thick, occasionally mixing it so your ingredients does not stick on the bottom of the pot.
  7. Season with salt and pepper then serve.