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
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 6 People
- 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!