IZOBEL`S BRAISED PORK BELLY ( HUMBA )

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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 !!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
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

How to Make IZOBEL`S BRAISED PORK BELLY ( HUMBA )

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.

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About IZOBEL`S BRAISED PORK BELLY ( HUMBA )

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




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