Filipino Pork Adobo

Filipino Pork Adobo

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"Pork in a tasty Adobo sauce is great smothered over white jasmine rice!"


2 h 50 m servings 337 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.4g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 35.1 g
  • 70%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 90 mg
  • 30%
  • Sodium:
  • 2687 mg
  • 107%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Stir together the vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup, garlic, and bay leaves in a large saucepan. Add the cubed pork, and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until the pork is tender, about 2 1/2 hours. Stir occasionally. If using the green beans, add them during the last half hour of cooking.


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  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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  1. 25 Ratings


I was born, raised and still living in the Philippines. I know there are several regional versions of adobo here but I never heard of any with catsup in it. Some of your reviewers were right. It...

the original filipino adobo has no ketchup....

The recipe is somewhat incomplete.There is no ketchup is this original dish and you need to use filipino soy sause which is much lower in salt than chinese soy. There is a packet of seasoning fo...

I thought I would try it as I grew up with Pork Adobe and was looking for an easy recipe. However, the ketchup ruined it for me.

I gave this rating with my modifications. This receipe was very easy and tasted just the way my grandmother used to make it after I made some changes. 1st of all forget the Catsup that is jus...

I followed the recipe except that I used a little less pork than was called for. We couldn't even eat the pork because it was so incredibly salty! I didn't add any salt, so it was just the soy s...

I reduced the soy sauce because of other reviews saying it was too much. My husband says it tasted just like the adobo he grew up eating.

Does the recipe call for tomato ketchup or the Filipino banana-based ketchup? I don't particularly care for the tomato in this dish. Also, too much vinegar and soy in this recipe for my tastes...

My husband raved when I made this. I used lean pork sirlion and added onion. I didn't have enough soy sauce so I only put in 3/4 cup. But otherwise I followed the directions exactly. Great recip...