A traditional Filipino (Asian) dish that tastes so satisfyingly good.
I have tried several Asian dishes using my slow cooker and I have regret, not even once trying them and making them a part of my family menu every month. One reason I try them out is I have Asian friends who are also superstars in their kitchen. They make killer dishes slow cooked or not based on their own native recipes.
Since I have Filipino friends, I have been very intrigued on a lot of the dishes I have tried when they have parties in their homes. Of course, their culture is greatly influenced by the West but you won’t believe how amazing the traditional food they have. I have always admired how they can make anything out of literally any edible ingredient they can get a hold of.
And here is a recipe that make be considered on of their traditional dishes. Every Filipino should and must know this dish. It is a perfect match for rice and gives you that homey comfort food a family will surely enjoy. And did I mention that it is super tender?
Check out the recipe below.
Crock Pot Pork Adobo
4 lbs. pork shoulder, sliced into cubes
½ cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1½ cup beef broth
6 pieces dried bay leaves
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2 teaspoons whole peppercorn
6 pieces hard boiled eggs, peeled
¼ cup cane or apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon granulated white sugar
Salt to taste
Combine the pork shoulder, soy sauce, garlic, bay leaves, sugar, oyster sauce, and whole peppercorn in a bowl. Mix well. Let it stay for at least 30 minutes so that the pork can absorb the flavors.
Transfer the content of the bowl to a slow cooker or crock pot. Pour-in the beef broth. Set the level to high, cover, and slow cook for 5 hours.
Add the vinegar and salt. Continue to slow cook for 30 minutes to 1 hour.
Add the boiled eggs. Transfer to a serving bowl.
Serve. Share and enjoy!
A very big thank you to Vanjo of panlasangpinoy.com for this great dish!