Friday, June 13, 2008

Chinese Adobo

Salty-Sweet Adobo.... on a plate with warm rice... yum!

1/2 kilo pork meat (pata slices)
1 pc. onion bulb, cubed
4 pcs. garlic, cubed
3 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tbsp. vinegar
2 tbsp. lime/lemon juice
1 tbsp. brown sugar
1 tbsp. peppercorns (black pepper,whole)
1 tbsp. (salted black beans)
3-4 bay leaves (laurel)

* place meat in a casserole. mix all ingredients except for the sugar, and place on low flame until boiling for 15-20mins.
* add in sugar. Keep meat boiling, making sure there is enough liquid, adding a little amount of water is an option. adjust taste, should be sweet and salty.
* simmer for another 15-20mins until tender.
* sprinkle black beans before serving.