Adobo is typically made of chicken, pork, squid (pusit) or vegetables cooked in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, peppercorns and bay leaf. If you are just learning how to cook adobo, try this adobo starter recipe. Once you’ve gotten the hang and flavor of adobo, you can make magic with other adobo recipe variants like chicken adobo, squid adobo, or even vegetable adobo.
- 1 lb pork loin, cut into chunks
- 1 head garlic
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon black pepper(freshly ground)
- ½ cup white vinegar (sukang puti)
- 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
- Place the pork in a medium-size pot together with the garlic soy sauce pepper and vinegar and let stand for 2 hours.
- Cook in slow fire in the same pot until the pork is tender (about 30 minutes).
- Transfer pieces of garlic to a separate pan and fry in hot oil until brown.
- Add the pork pieces to the garlic and then fry until brown.
- Brown the pork before adding the soy sauce mixture in order to let more of the fat out.
- Add the broth to the fried pork and garlic and simmer for 10 minutes.
There you have it. Your first pork adobo masterpiece!