IZOBEL`S BRAISED PORK BELLY ( HUMBA )

JANUARIE GIBERSON - FERNANDEZ

By
@DIMPLE

Braised Pork belly or HUMBA ( as filipinos call it ) is one of my favorite filipino comfort food. Most recipes would normally use 1 cup of water instead of pineapple juice. But mommy`s version is perfect the way it is. The blend of taste is just what makes it the best !!!


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Serves:

4-5

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 20 Min

Ingredients

2 lb
pork belly cut into serving pieces
1 c
pineapple juice, unsweetened
3 clove
garlic
1/2 c
vinegar
1/2 c
brown sugar
1/2 c
soy sauce, dark
1 large
bayleaf ( 1 piece only )
1 tsp
peppercorns ( cracked )
1 tsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 tsp
salt
1 large
hardboiled egg ( sliced ) - optional
1 large
red onion ( chopped )
1/2 c
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine 2 pounds pork belly with 1 cup pineapple juice, 3 cloves garlic, 1/2 cup vinegar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 cup soy sauce dark, 1 piece bayleaf, 1 tsp cracked peppercorns, 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil, 1 tsp salt & 1 large chopped onion. Marinate for 15 minutes.
2
Transfer everything in a cooking pot.
3
In a medium heat, cook for 30 minutes, then mix & add 1/2 cup water. Then continue cooking for another 30 minutes.
4
Once the pork belly is tender enough, taste it and adjust the salt and or sugar according to your taste and liking.
5
Simmer for another 10 minutes.
6
Let it sit for another 10 minutes to get that perfect taste.
Serve hot with white rice. Arrange 1 sliced of boiled egg on top of the dish.
7
Note: You can add dried banana blossom and raisins if you wish. Dried banana blossom is available in all oriental stores all over the world.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #IZOBEL, #JANUARIE