Thursday, January 21, 2010

How to cook Filipino-style pork menudo

One of the Filipino recipes that I love is pork menudo. With pork liver making the sauce thick and the mixed of spices tickering your tastebuds, you would never resent eating this delicious recipes. Are you already excited? Why not cook it right in your kitchen! Here is how to cook Filipino-style pork menudo!

Filipino-style pork menudo

Estimated preparation & cooking time: 50 minutes

Menudo Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kilo pork (cut into small chunks)
  • 1/4 kilo pork liver (cut into small cubes)
  • 5 pieces chorizo Bilbao (also cut in small pieces)
  • 4 potatoes (peeled, cut in small cubes, fried)
  • 1 green and 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 cup pork or chicken stock
  • 2 teaspoons of patis (fish sauce)
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 1 tablespoon atsuete oil (optional)
  • 3 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 small head of garlic (minced)
  • 1 medium size onion (diced)

filipino pork menudo

Menudo Cooking Instructions:
  1. In a pan or wok, heat cooking oil and atsuete oil.
  2. Saute garlic, onion. Then add the pork, liver, chorizo de Bilabo, tomatoes, bell pepper, paprika, patis and the stock.
  3. Cover and bring to a boil. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the pork is tender.
  4. Add the chickpeas, potatoes and raisins. Boil of another 2 minutes.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve hot with white rice.


Recipe ideas can be great with love and care felt while cooking. I can't imagine how much my love one's will love this dish!