The Peach Kitchen's Pork Adobo
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Ingredients
  • 600g pork belly, cut into squares
  • 4 cloves garlic + 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp ground oregano
  • ½ tsp peppercorns
Directions
  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. You can add more vinegar if you prefer a more sour adobo.
  8. Bring to a boil without stirring. Simmer for 10 minutes then add sugar and ground oregano.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Simmer for a few more seconds then turn off heat.
  11. Serve with steamed rice.
Recipe by The Peach Kitchen at https://www.thepeachkitchen.com/2014/04/pork-adobo/