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Pork Pochero Recipe

This is a recipe for pork pochero
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. pork belly liempo, sliced into serving pieces
  • 2 pieces Chinese sausage sliced crosswise
  • 1 large plum tomato
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed and minced
  • 1 large yellow onion chopped
  • 4 pieces saba banana halved
  • 2 bunches bok choy lower end cut
  • 8 oz. green beans
  • 1 large potato cut into cubes
  • 6 to 7 cups water
  • 1 8oz. can tomato sauce
  • 2 pork cubes
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  • Sauté garlic onion, and tomato
  • Once the onion becomes tender, add the Chinese sausage and pork belly. Continue to cook until the pork belly browns (around 3 minutes).
  • Pour the tomato sauce and water. Let boil.
  • Add the pork (or beef cubes). Stir. Cover the pot and set the heat to low. Boil for 50 minutes.
  • Add the banana and potato. Cover and continue to cook in medium heat for 12 minutes.
  • Add the green beans and bok choy. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Add salt and ground black pepper to taste.
  • Serve, Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g