Pork Ribs Caldereta

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  • 23 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 pcs potatoes, cut into pieces.
  • 1 large carrot, cut into pieces
  • 800g pork ribs
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 can liver spread
  • 2 pcs bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup cubed cheddar cheese


  1. Heat oil in a pot. Fry potatoes and carrots until cooked. Remove from pan and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, saute onions and garlic until fragrant and translucent.
  3. Add the pork ribs and saute until a bit brown.
  4. Pour in the water and tomato sauce.
  5. Add the bay leaves and mix well.
  6. Bring to a boil and simmer until pork ribs is tender. Around 30 minutes. Add water if needed.
  7. Add the fish sauce, liver spread. cooked potatoes and carrots. Simmer for an additional 3-5 minutes.
  8. Add the bell pepper and mix well.
  9. Add the cheese cubes and cook for an additional 2 minutes to melt the cheese.
  10. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  11. Transfer to a serving plate and serve with steamed rice.