Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Pork Menudo Recipe

Pork Menudo Recipe

There lots of varieties and ways of cooking Pork Menudo, different provinces have different approach on making Pork Menudo.This recipe is not your typical Pork Menudo Recipe, I added and omit some ingredients to make it my own version and also due to availability of a traditional ingredients like the pork liver, which can be found in traditional Pork Menudo Recipe. I also added some sweet peas and couple handful of green beans since they're my favorite and it added to color to the dish, make it look more delightful for my kids, Also, this is how my Mom made it for us back in Philippines :)
Pork Menudo, traditional or not, is one of my favorite dish especially on special gatherings and occasion like Christmas, New Year, Birthday and Fiesta..etc. I like how the flavor just blend in together, the sweetness of the tomato sauce and the chunk of pork along with delightful veggies, just simply good! I always have Pork Menudo once a month, I always have it, during my lunch break at work ( wink! ) something to look forward!
Below is my version of Pork Menudo Recipe- you can't believe how easy and simple it is to make. Try it for your next potluck party or family gathering:)

Pork- cut into cubes
1 cup of tomato sauce- (add more to according to your preference )
carrots- cut into cubes
potato- cut into cubes
1/2 cup peas
1/4 cup corn
green beans- handful
soy sauce
Salt n Pepper - to taste

1.) Combine the pork and soysauce in bowl. Marinate for 30 minutes or so. Set aside;
2.) Heat oil in large pan. Saute the garlic and onion for couple minutes. Add the marinated pork and let it cook for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
3.) Pour in the tomato sauce, Add the carrots, potatoes, peas and green beans. Let is simmer for another 10 minutes. 
4.) Salt n Pepper to taste, check the vegetables if they're cook. In this case, you can add more water or tomato sauce, depending on your taste preference.
5.) Serve with hot rice and Enjoy it with family and friends.:)

( This is my lunch box at work, with my favorite dish, Pork Menudo, Sausage and Rice )


  1. Looks delicious and seems really simple to make! I'll have to try it out on the family. Thanks!

  2. I've always wanted to try menudo but have never gotten the chance.

  3. I love pork menudo because of the potatoes and carrots. Nagutom naman ako kaaga-aga, hehe. I would ask Daddy to cook menudo naman because I missed it so much.

    Mommy Maye2

    1. Super cute naman ng messages mo Mommy Maye, salamat:)

  4. I love it with pork liver too.

    1. Same here! kaso di masyadong popular dito kaya skip ko nalng, ayaw din neh hubby kumain ng liver hahaha..Thanks!

  5. You are such a talented chef. You make it all look so easy, and all of your dishes look delicious.
    Have a good week.

    1. Thank you! Still in learning process. Have good week too:)

  6. Menudo is one dish that we always cook at least once a month. My two little children love it for the tomato sauce, carrots and potatoes.

  7. I have never made this..thank you for the recipe. My kids like pork, and I will try this. Hope it loos just like yours!!

    1. Welcome! It will turn out much better, Annamarie:)

  8. Menudo is always present in parties, because it economical at dumadami kasi.


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