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Pork Menudo

Pork Menudo is a classic Filipino dish. One of the techniques of making a tasty Menudo is by marinating it first with soy sauce and calamansi juice.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Marinate30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef stew, filipino, menudo, pork
Servings: 6 People
Author: Bebs Lott


  • 1 kilo pork kasim cut into cubes
  • ½ kilo pork liver cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 1 lemon or 2 pcs. calamansi
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2 potatoes cut into cubes
  • 2 carrots cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup green peas
  • 3 tbsp liver spread / paté
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil


  • In a bowl. Mix pork meat, lemon juice, and pepper. Marinate for 30 minutes or overnight for best results. Marinate the pork liver also with a small amount of soy sauce, lemon juice and pepper for a few hours
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Fry carrots and potatoes until half-cooked. remove from pan and transfer on a plate. Set aside
  • Using the same pan. Saute garlic and onion until fragrant then add pork meat until halfway cooked without the marinate. Do not throw away the marinate for later use.
  • Add pork liver and cook for a few minutes. Pour in the marinate sauce from the pork meat and liver and add 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil.
  • In a small bowl. scoop 3 tbsp from the stew and mix in the liver spread/paté and stir well. Add to the boiling stew.
  • Let boil for 5 minutes then lower heat. Add the vegetables and simmer until the meat and liver are tender. Taste and season with salt if needed.
  • Serve with steamed rice or soft bread rolls! Bon Appetit!