Pinoy Food – Pork Menudo Recipe – Filipino Recipes

Menudo is a recipe which has several varieties, mostly pork and chicken. It is an old-fashioned recipe that Filipinos have inherited from their Spanish colonizers. Because of the mixture of ingredients that make this dish exceptionally delicious, it has become a special dish normally served for special occasions like fiestas, weddings, birthdays and many others. Restaurants, carinderias and caterers also find this recipe as one of the most sought-after dishes on their menus.



  • 1/2 kilo pork (cut into small chunks)
  • 5 pieces chorizo Bilbao (cut in small pieces)
  • 1/4 kilo pork liver (cut into small cubes)
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • 1 green and 1 red bell pepper (diced)
  • 4 potatoes (peeled, cut in small cubes, fried)
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 3 tomatoes (diced)
  • 1 medium size onion (diced)
  • 1 small head of garlic (minced)
  • 1 cup pork or chicken stock
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons of patis (fish sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon atsuete oil (optional)
  • Salt and pepper (to taste)


Cooking Instructions:


  • Heat the atsuete oil and cooking oil in a pan.
  • Saute the onions and garlic. Add the pork, chorizo de Pinoy Tv Bilbao, liver, paprika, bell pepper, tomatoes, patis and the stock.
  • Cover the pan and bring to a boil. Let simmer until the pork is tender, usually takes about 20 minutes.
  • Add the raisins, potatoes and chickpeas. Let boil for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper for flavor.
  • Best served when hot along with plain white rice.


For someone who will be able to taste this delicious recipe for the first time, you will surely end up asking for more. This is such a mouth watering treat because even the aroma that you smell from a distance will pull you closer to the dining table.

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