Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 3 lbs pork, cubed

  2. 3 pieces dried bay leaves

  3. 1 tablespoon whole peppercorn

  4. 1 1/2 cup carrot, sliced

  5. 4 plantain bananas, sliced diagonally (1 inch thick)

  6. 1/2 cup vinegar

  7. 3/4 cup soy sauce

  8. 3 tablespoons brown sugar

  9. 1 cup water

  10. 5 tablespoons minced garlic

  11. 1 cup cooking oil

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Heat a frying pan and pour 3/4 cups of cooking oil.

  2. When the oil is hot enough, fry the sliced plantains until the color of each side turns medium to dark brown. Set aside.

  3. Pour 1/4 cup of cooking oil in a separate cooking pot then apply heat.

  4. When the oil is hot enough, put-in the garlic and sauté until the color turns light brown.

  5. Add the cubed pork and cook for 7 to 10 minutes.

  6. Put-in the soy sauce, water, whole peppercorns, and dried bay leaves then bring to a boil. Simmer until pork is tender.

  7. Add vinegar and wait for the liquid to re-boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.

  8. Add brown sugar and carrots. Stir then simmer for 10 minutes more.

  9. Turn off the heat and transfer the contents of the cooking pot to a serving plate.

  10. . Garnish with fried bananas then serve.

  11. Palagi akong mag gawa ng tostones, sarap Hi Claire, I’m sure magugustuhan ng friends mo yung BBQ. As for the onions, you may saute a couple of tablespoons or even add onion powder.

  12. hi, thanks for sharing…gusto ko lutuin to kaya lang wala ako makita banana blossoms dito …pero try ko pa din maghanap..thanks again and more power may the god bless u :* I’m a new fan of Panlasang Pinoy! Will be trying out this recipe in the weekend. I am based in Singapore and quite missing the recipes back home. Luckily, i found your site and now I’m trying out our good old recipes. Sometimes when I get homesick, I find comfort in eating our very own food. Your website is such a huge help. More power


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