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Pork Estofado

Pork Estofado

Filipino dishes are fun to cook and they are utterly delicious, too! Instead of the usual sinigang and pork adobo, try this simplified Pork Estofado recipe

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Ingredients

  • 3 lb Monterey Pork Tenderloin
  • 3 pcs dried bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 cup carrots, sliced
  • 4 pcs plantain bananas, sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 5 tbsp garlic, minced

Instructions

To prep the Monterey Pork Tenderloin:

  1. Season it with salt, pepper, and all-purpose flour.

  2. Drizzle some oil into the pan and sear the tenderloin until slightly brown on all sides.

  3. Set it aside.

To prep the sauce:

  1. Using the same pan, sauté some onion and garlic and wait till golden.

  2. After, pour the tomato sauce, soy sauce, and white wine into the pan.

  3. Add bay leaf, a bit of sugar, salt, and pepper.

  4. Wait till the amount of sauce is reduced to half.

  5. While waiting, slice the Monterey Pork Tenderloin and place it in the pan together with sauce and wait for 10 minutes until it’s fully cooked.

  6. Add some mushrooms and green olives.

  7. Let it simmer for a few minutes.

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