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Pork Asado Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 1/2 lbs pork
  • 1 teaspoon five spice powder
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons cooking rice wine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 to 2 cups water


  • Combine soy sauce, five spice powder, garlic, cooking rice wine, and salt then mix well.
  • Marinade the pork in the combined mixture for at least 1 hour.
  • Heat a cooking pot then put-in the pork along with the marinade and water then let boil.
  • Add brown sugar and stir to distribute evenly.
  • Simmer for about 40 minutes flipping the meat after 20 minutes or so to tenderize the other side.
  • Turn off the heat and remove the meat from the cooking pot.
  • Allow the meat to rest for about 10 minutes then slice.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and top with the thick sauce then serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 3g