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Filipino Pork Estofado

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Pork Estofado is a stewed pork dish served with fried plantains. This pork recipe is comparable to pork adobo but, the use of carrots and fried plantains provide distinction to this dish.
  Pork 3 Pound, cubed
  Dried bay leaves 3
  Whole peppercorn 1 Tablespoon
  Carrot 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), sliced
  Plantain bananas 4 , sliced diagonally, 1 inch thick
  Vinegar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soy sauce 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced garlic 5 Tablespoon
  Cooking oil 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1. Heat a frying pan and pour 3/4 cups of cooking oil.

2. When the oil is hot enough, fry the sliced plantains until the color of each side turns medium to dark brown. Set aside.

3. Pour 1/4 cup of cooking oil in a separate cooking pot then apply heat.

4. When the oil is hot enough, put-in the garlic and sauté until the color turns light brown.

5. Add the cubed pork and cook for 7 to 10 minutes.

6. Put-in the soy sauce, water, whole peppercorns, and dried bay leaves then bring to a boil. Simmer until pork is tender.

7. Add vinegar and wait for the liquid to re-boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.

8. Add brown sugar and carrots. Stir then simmer for 10 minutes more.

9. Turn off the heat and transfer the contents of the cooking pot to a serving plate.

10. Garnish with fried bananas then serve.

11. Share and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Filipino Stewed Pork
This video is in Filipino.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1353 Calories from Fat 687

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 78 g119.2%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g63.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 224.5 mg74.8%

Sodium 2909.4 mg121.2%

Total Carbohydrates 87 g28.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.4 g25.7%

Sugars 41.4 g

Protein 81 g161.3%

Vitamin A 201.7% Vitamin C 69.9%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 35.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Filipino Pork Estofado Recipe Video, Filipino Stewed Pork