Tokwa’t Baboy Recipe

Tokwa’t Baboy is a dish composed of boiled pork (either or both pig’s ears and pork belly usually) and fried tofu. The sauce made of vinegar and soy sauce gives life to this dish. Generally, this is considered as an appetizer and a side dish. Most people like to have their Tokwa’t Baboy with beer or wine by the side while others love to have it with rice porridge such as Arroz Caldo, Goto, or a simple lugaw.

Tokwat Baboy Recipe

I personally like to have the sweetened version of the sauce. In order to achieve the taste, I just add a few tablespoons of sugar in the vinegar-soy sauce mixture. Also, I sometimes literally sip the sauce as if it is some kind of soup (It may sound weird but I know others who does the same too). Try this Tokwa’t Baboy Recipe. Enjoy!

Tokwat Baboy Recipe
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 6
  • Serving size: 6
    Prep time: 
    Cook time: 
    Total time: 
    • 1 lb pig's ears
    • 1 lb pork belly (liempo)
    • 1 lb firm (or extra firm) tofu (approx. 4 slices)
    • 1 1/2 cup white vinegar
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 4 tbsp sugar
    • 2 tbsp salt
    • 1 tbsp whole pepper corn
    • 1 small onion , diced
    • 2 stalks green onions, cut in 1/2 inch length
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 5 cups water
    • 2 cups cooking oil
    1. Pour-in water in a pot and bring to a boil
    2. Add salt and whole pepper corn
    3. Put-in the pig's ears and pork belly then simmer until tender (about 30 mins to 1 hour)
    4. Pour cooking oil on a separate pan and allow to heat
    5. When the oil is hot enough, deep-fry the tofu until color turns golden brown and outer texture is somewhat crispy
    6. Cube the fried tofu and slice the boiled pig's ears and pork belly into bite-sized pieces then set aside
    7. Combine the sugar, salt, soy sauce, and vinegar in bowl. Stir.
    8. Microwave for 1 minute.
    9. Add the ground black pepper, onions, green onions, and chili pepper. Transfer the sauce in a serving bowl.
    10. Place the sliced meat and tofu in a serving plate with the bowl of sauce by the side
    11. Serve hot! Share and Enjoy!


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