Easy Pork Estofado Recipe


  • 3 lbs pork, cubed
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 tablespoon whole peppercorn
  • 1 1/2 cup carrot, sliced
  • 4 plantain bananas, sliced diagonally (1 inch thick)
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 cup cooking oil

How to cook Easy Pork Estofado:

  1. Heat a frying pan and pour 3/4 cups of cooking oil.
  2. When the oil is hot enough, fry the sliced plantains until the color of each side turns medium to dark brown. Set aside.
  3. Pour 1/4 cup of cooking oil in a separate cooking pot then apply heat.
  4. When the oil is hot enough, put-in the garlic and sauté until the color turns light brown.
  5. Add the cubed pork and cook for 7 to 10 minutes.
  6. Put-in the soy sauce, water, whole peppercorns, and dried bay leaves then bring to a boil. Simmer until pork is tender.
  7. Add vinegar and wait for the liquid to re-boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add brown sugar and carrots. Stir then simmer for 10 minutes more.
  9. Turn off the heat and transfer the contents of the cooking pot to a serving plate.
  10. Garnish with fried bananas then serve.
  11. Share and enjoy!

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