Traditional Adobo (Pork in Vinegar and Soy Sauce)

         Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Pork, Filipino

1 1/2 lb Pork shoulder or butt cut -into 1-1/2" cubes 1/3 c Vinegar 2 tb Soy sauce 1 ts Salt 3 Cloves garlic, minced 1 Small bay leaf 1/4 ts Pepper 1 tb Sugar 1/2 c Water 2 tb Cooking oil 1. Combine all ingredients except cooking oil in a pot and let stand at least 30 minutes. 2. Simmer covered for 1 hour or until meat is tender. Drain and rese the sauce. 3. Heat cooking oil in a skillet. Brown meat on all sides. Transfer serving dish. 4. Pour off all remaining oil from skillet. Add reserved sauce and c for a minute or two scraping all browned bits sticking to pan. Pour sa over meat and serve. Variation: May be done with chicken or a combination of chicken and p Beef or chicken livers may be added too if desired. Preparation time: 10 minutes plus marinating time. Cooking time: 1 ho 15 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 Recipes by Dennis Santiago, TWS bbs (1-310-676-0492), formatted by Man Rothstein (1/24/94)