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Pork Adobo with Tokwa and Tausi and Garlic Fried Rice Adobo

Filipino pork adobo with salted black beans and fried tofu and a side of garlic fried rice with adobo sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 939kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


Pork Adobo with Tokwa and Tausi

  • 1 1/2 lbs. pork cubed
  • 2 pieces tofu cubed and fried
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 10 cloves garlic crushed
  • 3 tablespoons salted black beans
  • 4 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 5 tablespoons cooking oil

Garlic Fried Rice Adobo

  • 3 cups leftover rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons garlic oil
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons toasted garlic
  • 3 tablespoons adobo sauce


  • Prepare the toasted garlic by heating oil in a pan. Add crushed garlic while oil is heating up. Cook in low heat until garlic turns golden brown. Set aside. Note: the oil used to cook the garlic turns to garlic oil.
  • Heat half of the garlic oil in a pan. Saute pork until light brown.
  • Pour soy sauce and vinegar. Let boil.
  • Add salted black beans and water. Cover and cook for 40 minutes or until pork gets tender.
  • Add fried tofu and sugar. Stir and cook for 3 minutes. Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Prepare the fried rice by combining salt and rice. Mix gently.
  • Heat the remaining toasted garlic and oil in a pan. Add rice. Pour-in adobo sauce. Stir-fry for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Serve with pork adobo. Enjoy!


Calories: 939kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 69g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 4692mg | Potassium: 723mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1216IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 4mg