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Pork adobo – A Filipino favourite

Yields3 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time50 minsTotal Time1 hr 10 mins

 350 g pork chunks (or chicken chunks/boned thigh chicken if you prefer)
 2 potatoes (par boiled and set aside)
 3 cloves of garlic (bashed with the edge of a knife)
 1 red onion
 ½ tsp finely chopped ginger
 90 ml soy sauce
 135 ml white vinegar
 360 ml water
 1 pinch paprika
 5 bay leaves
 cornflour to thicken the sauce
 1 pinch salt
 1 pinch black pepper
 1 tsp sugar to taste
1

Use two rice measuring cups so fill to the white level 2 in your rice cooker bowl with water. Press the ’WHITE’ rice setting (or ’LONG GRAIN’ setting if you have it on your rice cooker and press START.

2

Saute garlic, onions and ginger until onions are soft. Add the pork chunks and seal.

3

Add the soy sauce, vinegar, water, bay leaves and paprika. At this point add a little salt and pepper and sugar (usually around 1½ tbsp).

4

Leave to simmer for up to an hour. The longer you leave to simmer, the fuller the flavour.

5

Add cornflour and water to thicken and add more salt and pepper, according to how it tastes.

6

Boil for a further 10 mins - serve with rice

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