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Braised Pork Belly Humba Recipe


  • 1 kilo pork belly slab
  • 2 heads garlic minced
  • 1 pc red onion quartered
  • 3/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps salted black beans drain and wash
  • 1 tsp ground black peppercorns
  • 3 pcs bay leaves
  • 2 pcs star anise
  • 1/4 cup peanuts skin off
  • Water as needed


  • In a stockpot, place the water, onion and pork belly.
  • Season with salt and ground peppercorns.
  • Boil the pork belly until tender.
  • Drain, set aside and let it cool.
  • In a mixing bowl, combine vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and salted black beans.
  • Marinate the pork belly in the sauce mixture.
  • In a deep pan, place pork belly and the marinade.
  • Boil, reduce the heat into simmer and let it cook until tender.
  • Add water as needed while the pork is not yet tender.
  • Once the pork is tender, remove the sauce and slice thinly.
  • Serve in a dish.
  • Reduce the sauce mixture and drizzle on top of the pork belly.