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Nilagang Pata Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork hock pata, sliced
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups beef stock or beef broth optional
  • 1 large bunch of baby bok choy or pechay
  • 1 tablespoon whole peppercorn
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce patis
  • 1 medium yellow onion sliced
  • 1 large potato cubed
  • 4 pieces ripe saba bananas sliced


  • Combine water and beef stock. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the onion, peppercorns, and pork hock. Simmer for 60 minutes or until the pork hock becomes tender. Add more water if needed.
  • Put-in the potato and saba banana. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Add the fish sauce and baby bok choy. Stir. Turn the heat off and cover the cooking pot. Let is stay for 10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g