How to Cook Pork Humba

  posted by: Feby



Adobo is the most popular Filipino dish in the Philippines. A lot of foreigners have tasted this dish and would brag about how delicious it is to other nationality. But don’t you know that adobo has another version at the central and southern part of the Philippines? Hiligaynon or Bisayan people have their own version of this recipe and that is what they call Humba. Humba or pork humba has the same appearance with adobo but it differs in taste. Humba tastes a little bit sweet and a bit sour.

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I understand how eager you are to know how to make this recipe, so here it goes.

Pork Humba Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo pork ( belly, pork hocks or ham)
  • 1 small can of unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 large sized potatoes, cubed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 bulb of garlic, minced or crushed
  • 2 tbsp f black beans or tausi
  • ½ cp of dried banana bud or blossom
  • 3 Dried leaves of bay leaves
  • 3 tbsp of brown sugar
  • 1 tsp of peppercorn
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup of vinegar
  • 1-2 cups of water
  • Cooking oil

Cooking Procedure:

  • In a heated cooking pot, put a very small amount of cooking oil. Sauté garlic and onion then add the pork belly into it. Stir fry for few minutes.
  • Add soy sauce, bay leaves, peppercorn, pineapple juice and water. Bring to boil and simmer until the pork is tender.
  • Add the potatoes. Then after few minutes, add the vinegar. Let it boil for few minutes.
  • Put the tausi or black beans and sugar. Simmer for few minutes and add dried banana buds. Turn off the heat after 5 minutes.
  • Remove from the pot and place it in a serving plate.
  • Serve with steamed rice.

This is another recipe with a touch of Filipino style. It is about time to put a twist on your favorite food- adobo. So what are you waiting for? Make your kitchen as busy as a bee now and have a taste of this talked about recipe in the Southern part of thePhilippines.


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