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5 from 4 votes

Menudo with Raisins and Green Peas

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 5
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork cubed
  • 1/4 lb. pig's liver cubed
  • 4 hotdogs sliced diagonally
  • 2 medium baking potatoes peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and cubed
  • 1 medium yellow onion chopped
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 3/4 cups frozen green peas
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 15 oz. tomato sauce
  • 16 ounces beef broth or 2 cups beef stock
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat the cooking oil in a wide cooking pot.
  • Saute the hotdogs for 1 minute. Transfer the hotdogs in a plate while leaving the remaining cooking oil.
  • On the same cooking pot, add-in the ginger. Saute for 30 seconds to a minute.
  • Put-in the liver. Continue to saute for 2 minutes. Transfer to a plate while leaving the remaining cooking oil in the cooking pot. Set the liver aside.
  • On the same cooking pot with remaining cooking oil, saute the onion and garlic until the onion becomes soft. Note: you can add more oil if there isn't enough left.
  • Add-in the pork. Continue to cook until light brown.
  • Add the raisins, pour-in the tomato sauce and beef broth. Bring to a boil.
  • Add the dried bay leaves and simmer for 45 to 60 minutes or until the pork becomes tender.
  • Put-in the sauteed liver and hotdog. Stir.
  • Add the carrots, green peas and potatoes. Cover and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!


Serving: 5g