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Healthy Pork Pata Tim Recipe


  • 1 kilo pork’s leg pata
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 3/4 cup oyster sauce
  • 5 cloves garlic; crushed
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper corns
  • 1 red onion; chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 3 pcs star anis
  • Pata Tim Sauce Ingredients:
  • 1 cup broth of pata
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Salt to taste


  • In a stock pot with enough water, simmer the pork pata with all the ingredients until fork tender.
  • Add hot water if necessary to replace the evaporated liquid. Drain and cut the meat from one side and separate the bones.
  • Save 1 cup of broth.
  • Place pechay in a platter. Put the pata over the pechay. Set aside.
  • For a super tender meat use charcoal when cooking, slow cooking is the key. Patience is a virtue indeed.
  • Pata Tim Sauce Cooking Procedures:
  • In a skillet, combine broth, cornstarch, and salt to taste. Bring to boil until sauce becomes thick.
  • Pour the sauce on top of the pata.