Lazy Oven recipes

Going Southeast Asian With A Slow Cooked Filipino Pork Adobo

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

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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


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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.

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Add the boiled eggs. Transfer to a serving bowl.

Serve. Share and enjoy!


A very big thank you to Vanjo of for this great dish!