How To Cook The Best Pork Tocino

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Best Pork Tocino Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pork Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 456kcal
Cost $5-$20


  • 1 lb Pork meat sliced into 1/4 thick
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Prague powder #1
  • 1/2 cup White sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Phosphate sodium
  • 1/2 tsp Anisette liquor
  • 1/4 cup Pineapple juice
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 2 pcs Calamansi
  • 1/4 tsp Red food coloring
  • 3 tbsp Water
  • 1 cup Oil


  • In a large bowl, dissolve sodium phosphate with water.
  • Then add all the ingredients except from the pork. Mix well.
  • Apply the combined mixture to the meat by rubbing. Make sure that the mixture is evenly distributed across the meat.
  • Put it on a container with cover then refrigerate for 24 hours.
  • The next day, heat oil in a pan. Fry the tocino over low medium heat.
  • Transfer in a serving plate. Eat with your favorite dipping sauce.
  • Share and enjoy!


Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 356mg | Potassium: 354mg | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg

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