TRADITIONAL ADOBO (Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce)

Recipe by LikeItLoveIt
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs pork shoulder or 1 1/2 lbs pork butt, cut into 1-1/2" cubes
  • 13
    cup vinegar
  • 2
    tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 3
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 1
    small bay leaf
  • 14
    teaspoon pepper
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 12
    cup water
  • 2
    tablespoons cooking oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine all ingredients except cooking oil in a pot and let stand for at least 30 minutes.
  • Simmer covered for 1 hour or until meat is tender.
  • Drain and reserve the sauce.
  • Heat cooking oil in a skillet.
  • Brown meat on all sides.
  • Transfer to a serving dish.
  • Pour off all remaining oil from skillet.
  • Add reserved sauce and cook for a minute or two scraping all browned bits sticking to pan.
  • Pour sauce over meat and serve.
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