Mary Jane's Pork Adobo

Total Time:
2 hr 20 min
15 min
Inactive Prep:
1 hr
1 hr 5 min
4 to 6 servings



Combine 1/2 cup water, the soy sauce, sugar, ginger, peppercorns, garlic, bay leaves and some salt in a cast-iron or flame-proof casserole pot. Add the pork and let marinate for at least 1 hour. Make sure that all the meat is well covered with the marinade.

Preheat a barrel oven or regular oven to 350 degrees F.

Place the pot over high heat and bring to a boil. Boil for five minutes, and then stir in the vinegar.

Transfer to the oven and roast until the pork is tender, about 1 hour, stirring gently occasionally.

Serve hot with freshly steamed rice.


Cook's Note: Boiling the pork initially on the stove top without the vinegar makes the pork tenderize more quickly.

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