Basic Philippine adobo
8 large cloves of garlic or 2 small fresh
2 tbsp. oil
700 grams pork (preferably with fat from
the belly or back portion)
3 tbsp. vinegar
1/4 tsp. cracked peppercorns
2 tbsp. patis
1/2 tsp. salt
1. Sauté garlic in oil until golden brown. Add pork and stir-fry until brown.
2. Add vinegar and simmer. Don't stir until vinegar boils and releases its acidic odor.
3. Add pepper, patis and continue simmering until pork is tender.