Pork Adobo Recipe

A crowd's favorite Filipino recipe in which pork slices are stewed in vinegar and soy sauce. Always been a popular dish even for non-Filipinos.

Pork Adobo Recipe
Party Holiday Stew Pork Special Occasion Quick and Easy Savory

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 24 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

What is Adobo?

Filipinos and even non-Filipinos have always enjoyed adobo. As the years went by, several versions from all across the Philippines were developed. One of its variants, pork adobo, stews the main ingredient, which is meat, for a brief span of time with vinegar and soy sauce. The savory and somewhat sweet flavor of adobo win the hearts of the people.

When is it typically served?

Pork Adobo only needs to marinate overnight before cooking, making it quick and simple to prepare. Adobo is often prepared and served on regular days. However, as adobo is frequently requested, it is also offered on special occasions. The majority of Filipinos like eating anytime they want and at any time of the day.

Kitchen utensils you need!

You will be needing these following kitchen tools in order to make a good and savory Pork Adobo:

  • Knife
  • Chopping board
  • Pan
  • Ladle
  • Serving Bowl

Primary Ingredients for Pork Adobo – Pork, Soy sauce, Vinegar, and Seasonings

The main ingredients in this tasty pork adobo are the ingredients indicated above. This includes the pork, which is preferably marinated overnight. Many people frequently use marination to improve the flavor of the pork and to tenderize the flesh before cooking. It also helps in making sure that the vinegar and other seasonings are absorbed better by the meat.

It is essential to include vinegar, soy sauce, and seasonings. These components give the adobo more flavor and juicier meat. Remember that you only need a small amount of vinegar and soy sauce to create the ideal flavor of the pork adobo if the meat has already been marinated for many hours or overnight.


  • 1/2 kg of pork
  • 1 piece of onion
  • 25 grams of garlic
  • 3 bay leaves
  • ground pepper
  • all-in-one seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon of cooking oil
  • 1 cup of water


  1. In a hot pan under medium heat, add pork and let the pork dry out. When it has completely dried up, you can add oil.

    Pork Adobo Recipe
  2. Sauté the onion and garlic. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.

    Pork Adobo Recipe
  3. Three tablespoons of vinegar and 7 tablespoons of soy sauce should be added.

    Pork Adobo Recipe
  4. Add three bay leaves after pouring 1 cup of water. Then, let it simmer for 15 minutes.

    Pork Adobo Recipe
  5. Apply after 1/2 tablespoon of sugar, a teaspoon of ground pepper, and a pinch of magic sarap all-in-one seasoning. You can also add boiled eggs.

    Pork Adobo Recipe
  6. Serve after transferring to a serving bowl and enjoy!

    Pork Adobo Recipe

Cooking Tips

  • To prevent the meat from burning, make sure to cook the adobo under only medium heat.
  • Boiled eggs are optional. Since the adobo sauce enhances the flavor of the boiled eggs, particularly when they are dipped in the sauce, you might wish to include them.
  • Brown sugar is an additional option. To achieve the savory flavor of adobo, add brown sugar and/or another cup of water if your adobo is too salty.
  • If the meat is ever not quite done but has already dried out, add water and season to prevent blandness.