The Peach Kitchen’s Pork Adobo

The Peach Kitchen's Pork Adobo |

5 from 3 reviews


  • 600g pork belly, cut into squares
  • 4 cloves garlic + 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground oregano
  • 1/2 tsp peppercorns


  1. Put pork belly pieces in a small pot.
  2. Add water, soy sauce, vinegar, crushed garlic, bayleaf and peppercorns.
  3. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes until the pork belly becomes tender.
  4. Heat cooking oil in a wok, sauté garlic until oil gets infused with the flavor of garlic.
  5. Remove pork belly from the sauce it was simmered in and fry in oil until a bit brown on the edges.
  6. Pour in the sauce.
  7. Add a bit of water if you want it more saucy.
  8. Bring to a boil without stirring. Simmer for 10 minutes then add sugar and ground oregano.
  9. Mix well. Adjust seasonings. You can add more vinegar if you prefer a more sour adobo.
  10. Simmer for a few more seconds then turn off heat.
  11. Serve with steamed rice.