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pata hamonado
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Pata Hamonado

Sweet Filipino Pork Hock with Soy Sauce and Pineapple.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr 46 mins
Total Time2 hrs 1 min
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Fiipino
Keyword: hamonado recipe, pata, pata recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 273kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 ½ lbs  pork hock  pata, sliced or whole
  • 1 piece Knorr Pork Cube
  • 20  ounces  pineapple chunks in can
  • 1  piece onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic crushed
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup  brown sugar
  • 5  pieces  dried bay leaves
  • 1 ½ cups  water
  • 1  teaspoon  whole peppercorn
  • 3  tablespoons  cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Boil 4 cups of water in a cooking pot. Add pork hock. Let boil for 15 minutes. Discard water. Set the pork aside.
  • Heat cooking oil in a cooking pot. Saute garlic and onion.
  • Add the boiled pork hock once the onion softens.
  • Pour soy sauce, pineapple juice, and water. Let boil. Add whole peppercorn and dried bay leaves Pressure cook for 18 minutes. Note: if not using a pressure cooker, boil pork for 90 minutes on a regular cooking pot. Make sure to add water if the liquid is about to dry-up.
  • Add Knorr Pork Cube, brown sugar, and pineapple chunks. Stir. Let it simmer until the sauce reduces to half.
  • Season with salt. Transfer to a serving plate. Serve with rice. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 273kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Sodium: 1060mg | Potassium: 294mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 36g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 16.9mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 1.6mg