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Pork Nilaga
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Pork Nilaga Recipe

This is a recipe for Pork Nilaga. It is a type of soup in clear broth.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 5 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork belly cut into cubes
  • 1 Knorr Pork Cube
  • 3 to 4 small potato peeled and sliced in half
  • 2 pieces ripe saba banana sliced
  • 6 to 8 ounces pechay or bok choy
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 6 to 7 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon whole peppercorn
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons fish sauce


  • Pour water in a cooking pot. Let boil.
  • Add onion and whole peppercorn. Continue to boil until the onion becomes tender.
  • Put the pork belly into the cooking pot. Let the water re-boil.
  • Add the pork cube. Stir. Cover the pot and continue to cook in low heat for 45 to 60 minutes or until the pork gets tender.
  • Add potato and saba banana. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add the fish sauce and pechay or bok choy. Stir. Cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g