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Paklay Recipe

Pork or beef innards cooked in pineapple juice with bamboo shoots.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: paklay, pulutan
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 329kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 cup Bamboo shoots julienne
  • 1 lb. pig liver sliced into thin strips
  • 20 oz Pineapple chunks
  • 5 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1/2 lb. pig kidney cleaned
  • 1/2 lb. pig heart
  • 1 lb. ox tripe
  • 1/2 lb. pig stomach
  • 1 piece red onion minced
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Annatto powder
  • 2 thumbs ginger minced
  • 1 piece red bell pepper julienned
  • 1 piece beef cube or 2 teaspoons beef powder
  • 2 cups water for cooking
  • 5 cups water for boiling
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil


  • Boil 5 cups of water in a large cooking pot.
  • Once the water starts to boil, add 1 tablespoon salt, pig stomach and ox tripe. Boil in medium heat for 60 minutes.
  • Add the kidney and heart. Continue to boil for another 60 minutes or until all the innards are tender. Discard the water and let the innards cool down. Chop the innards and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, heat the cooking oil in a large clean cooking pot.
  • Sauté the onion, garlic, and ginger.
  • Once the onion gets soft, add the chopped innards, bay leaves, and liver. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add the pineapple chunks, bell pepper, and beef cube.
  • Pour-in 2 cups of water and add the annatto powder. Stir and let boil.
  • Add the bamboo shoots. Cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Add more water if needed.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 6g | Calories: 329kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 410mg | Sodium: 178mg | Potassium: 669mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 14025IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 8mg