- 2 lbs Pork leg
- 2 tsp garlic
- 1 cup soy sauce
- 2 tbsp vinegar
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 2 pack dried banana blossoms
- 4 dried bay leaves
- 2 tbsp whole pepper corn
- Salt to taste
Those who are looking for a simple yet savory Paksiw na Pata recipe, this might help. Paksiw na Pata is a simple pork dish cooked in soy sauce and vinegar. The term Paksiw means cooking in garlic and vinegar. Soy sauce is additionally added to enhance flavors and texture of this dish. Interestingly, this recipe is quite similar to the Pork Adobo dish.
Paksiw na Pata is also known for bringing out the real flavors of pork. The meat is cooked till tender and its fat turns into a gelatin-like thick texture which gives it a more succulent flavor. Unlike Pata tim which uses the whole pig’s leg, Paksiw na Pata uses only the front section of the leg.
However, those suffering from a high blood pressure and increased cholesterol should avoid this dish.
Step 1 – Pour water in the pot and bring it to boil.
Step 2 – Put the whole pepper corn and dried bay leaves into the water.
Step 3 – Add the soy sauce and garlic and bring them to boil.
Step 4 – Put the sliced pork leg and let it simmer for about an hour. Alternately, you can pressure cook for 35 minutes.
Step 5 – Pour the vinegar and let the dish simmer for 15 minutes.
Step 6 – Put the banana blossoms and let them simmer for 5 minutes.
Step 7 – Add some brown sugar and salt and let them simmer for 2 minutes.
Step 8 – Serve hot.
You can serve 4 bowls of this sumptuous dish with rice. It will take around 2 hours for you to prepare this pork dish.