Total Time
Prep 1 hr
Cook 1 hr

Comfort food Filipino style! This is one of my husband's favourite Filipino dishes. I make this in big batches because it freezes well, and it tastes better the longer you keep it. It can stay for up to 2 weeks in the freezer. This can also be cooked in a slow cooker like the usual slow cooker stew.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all marinade ingredients. Divide the marinade in halves. Save half. Add pork cubes on the other half with the bay leaf and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Remove pork from the marinade, drip dry.
  3. Sauté garlic and onion, add pork and the unused half of the marinade and bay leaf, simmer uncovered, reduce the liquid to half.
  4. Add fresh pork liver if you prefer the fresh ingredient, cover and cook.
  5. Add tomato sauce, liver paste (if this is what you're using), carrots, potatoes and raisins, simmer stirring occasionally.
  6. Add peppers and adjust the seasoning.
  7. Add the grated cheese, let it melt, stir and distribute evenly. Serve hot.


Most Helpful

This is the best by far. I like this recipe. Delicious! My family loved it with or without the liver.

finaboop July 11, 2015

Very good recipe! I've been using your recipe for years modifying a couple of things here and there, but this is definitely the best menudo recipe online.

Carlo H. March 02, 2015

Tastes just as it should. A hit w/ the fam! Followed everything to the T except I used 2 lbs of boneless chicken breasts since family isn't too fond of pork.

LuvMyBabies December 09, 2014

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