A braised dish made out of marinated pork. Pork asado is originally a Chinese recipe that has a version made by Filipinos. Also amongst the all time favorites pork asado is surprisingly easy to make as Chef John teaches us how to do it. It’s an absolutely brilliant meal and will feed as many as you need (if you scale up the ingredient list!). It goes well with a variety of other Filipino dishes, so you can combine it with a wide variety of meals or include it as part of a buffet.
It’s only the tip of the iceberg with regards to Filipino cooking, and you’ll soon find that whether you’re making a meal for ten or just looking for the ideal lunch while you play some FoxyBingo or spend some quiet midday time with a loved one, it’s a great dish to have on your recipe list. The ingredients should be easy enough to find, and the finished product is tasty with a malleable recipe that allows you to find your perfect balance of ingredients.
2 tbsp five spice powder
2 tbsp black peppercorn, finely ground
2 tbsp ginger, finely chopped
¾ cup light soy sauce
1/3 cup oyster sauce
¼ cup rice wine
½ tbsp sesame oil
½ cup sugar
1 tsp red food coloring
2 kg Monterey Pork Liempo
4 tbsp honey
Combine ingredients and mix until sugar is dissolved. Marinate liempo for at least 4 hours or overnight.
Roast over a rack at 300F for 15 minutes and brush with honey. Let it cool. When cool enough to handle, slice thinly and serve.