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Menudo – Filipino Pork Stew Recipe

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Tablespoons of Cooking Fat lard, olive oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion chopped
  • 3 Garlic Cloves minced
  • 2 lbs Pork Loin cut into 1″ cubes
  • ½ cup of Chicken Liver diced
  • 1 Tablespoon Fish Sauce
  • 4 Small Potatoes peeled and cut into 1″ cubes
  • 3 Carrots peeled cut into 2″ cylinders
  • 1 15 oz can of Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • ½ teaspoon of Sea Salt
  • 1 teaspoon of Black Pepper
  • 1 Sweet Bell Pepper pick from red, orange, yellow, or a mixture, diced
  • 1 small Green Bell Pepper diced
  • ¼ cup of Raisins
  • ½ cup of Frozen Peas

Instructions
 

  • Heat a large pot to medium high and add the cooking fat.
  • Saute the onions and garlic, until onions are translucent.
  • Add the pork, liver, and fish sauce and cook until the pork edges are brown.
  • Add the potatoes and carrots. Cook for another 3 minutes.
  • Add the tomato sauce, bay leaves, salt and pepper and enough water to cover the meats. Simmer until potatoes can be poked easily (but not really soft). About 15 minutes.
  • Add the diced peppers, raisins, and peas and cook for another 5 minutes until peppers are soft.