Philippine Artisan Flavoured Sauces, Condiments & Preserves

Product to use

Garlic Chilli Oil

Ingredients

PORK

1 pork leg

1/4 cup soy sauce

3/4 cup pineapple juice

3/4 cup oyster sauce

1 head garlic, roughly crushed

1 tbsp rice wine

1 tbsp whole peppercorns

1 onion, sliced

5 bay leaves


SAUCE

1 cup of broth (from the pork leg)

5 tbsp corn flour

salt to tase


VEGETABLE

1 Chinese lettuce - steamed

How to

  1. Fill a deep pot with water enough to cover the pork leg.

  2. Add all ingredients into the pot and simmer for about 1.5 hours or until pork leg is tender. Add hot water if needed.

  3. When tender, remove from broth. Cut meat and separate the bone. Set aside. Save 1 cup of the broth.

  4. Prepare the sauce. In a pan combine broth, cornstarch and salt to taste. Heat until thickened.

  5. On a serving platter, line with the steamed Chinese lettuce leaves. Place the sliced pork leg on top and drizzle the sauce over.

  6. Dizzle some Garlic Chilli Oil for a bit of a kick.

This dish uses an off-cut, a pork leg, and turns to this delicious meal. It is tasty and good for the budget. The secret to this dish is the slow braising method. 

Pata Tim - Braised Pork Leg

6 - 8 servings

2 Hrs 15 mins

Main

Pork