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Pata Estofado Recipe

Pork Hocks stewed in sweet soy sauce with banana and carrots.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: beef stew, estofado recipe, pata
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 994kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 lbs. pork pata boiled for 15 minutes
  • 1 piece Knorr Pork Cube
  • 2 pieces banana sliced
  • 1 piece carrot. sliced
  • 8 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 5 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped
  • 3 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 tablespoons cooking oil


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add bananas and fry each side until it turns brown. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Pan fry the pork pata on the same pan for 3 minutes per side.
  • Add garlic directly over the oil. Stir.
  • Add brown sugar. Stir and continue cooking until the sugar melts.
  • Pour soy sauce, vinegar, and water into the pot. Cover and let boil.
  • Add Knorr Pork cube, whole peppercorn, and dried bay leaves. Stir. Cover the pot and continue boiling the pata in low heat until tender (around 40 minutes).
  • Turn the pork pata over. Cover the pot once more and boil for 30 to 40 minutes.
  • Add the carrot and fried bananas. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving plate. Serve. Share and enjoy!



Calories: 994kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 66g | Fat: 66g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g | Monounsaturated Fat: 32g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 247mg | Sodium: 2093mg | Potassium: 994mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 2601IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 5mg