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Pata Pochero Recipe

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

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. Pig's leg pata, cut in 2 ½ inches length
  • 1 bunch bok choy
  • 3 pieces ripe saba banana sliced
  • 2 medium potatoes cubed
  • 1 cup cubed calabaza squash kalabasa
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 6 to 8 cups water
  • 1 piece beef broth or 2 teaspoons beef powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • Ground black pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat the cooking oil in a cooking pot.
  • Saute the garlic and onion.
  • Add the pata and cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until all sides are light to medium brown.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce, tomato sauce, and water. Add the beef cube (or powder). Let boil.
  • Cover and then simmer for 50 to 70 minutes.
  • Add the potato, banana, and calabaza squash. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes.
  • Put-in the bok choy (or pechay) and then sprinkle some ground black pepper. Cover.
  • Turn the heat off. Let the cover stay for 5 minutes until the residual heat cooks the bok choy.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve.
  • Share and enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 4g