Tocino (Version 2)

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Recipe by Air Force Mama

Version 2

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 lbs pork shoulder (cut into 1/4-inch thickness)
  • 1 tablespoon salt (dissolved in 1/4 cup water)
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 12 head garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar (optional, for tang)
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 14 cup fruit juice (Pineapple or Orange)
  • 12 teaspoon red food coloring
  • 1 tablespoon ground pepper
  • cooking oil (for frying)

Directions

  1. Mix together the marinade and dissolve the sugar completely.
  2. Pour the marinade and knead it into the meat to completely absorb.
  3. Cover and leave inside the refrigerator to cure for 2 - 3 days.
  4. When ready to cook, mix in the vinegar (if desired), then drain excess liquid.
  5. Fry in cooking oil using medium heat.

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