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Best Spicy Pork Adobo Recipe

Make your pork adobo recipe even better and spicier with a little twist of spicy flavor. Follow these very uncomplicated procedures, and you will have a taste of this very delectable lunch or dinner treat.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Best Pork Adobo Recipe, Best Spicy Pork Adobo, How to cook Pork Adobo, How to Cook the best filipino pork adobo, Pork Recipes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 4 Persons
Calories 1322.92kcal
Author Eat Like Pinoy
Cost $5 - $20


  • Ladle
  • Stove
  • Measuring Cups
  • Pan
  • Tongs
  • Bowl


  • 2 lb Pork Belly Cut into 2-inch cubes
  • 1 Piece Onion (Sliced Thinly) Optional
  • 1 Clove Garlic Peeled and Minced
  • 2 Pieces Dried Bay Leaves
  • 1 tbsp Sugar You can add more according to your desired level of sweetness
  • 1/2 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 1 Cup Vinegar
  • 1/2 Cup Soy Sauce
  • 1-2 Cups Water
  • 6 Pieces Dry Red Chili Crushed
  • 3 tbsp Cooking oil
  • Salt to taste


  • In a bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, garlic, and pepper. Mix well and marinate pork belly for at least 1 hour.
  • Heat the pan and put in the marinated pork belly.
  • Toss in bay leaves and onions. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until the pork is tender already.
    TIP: You can add more water if the pork is not yet tender.
  • Set aside the pork when tender.
  • Heat oil in another pan, medium fry the pork. Then transfer into a bowl and set aside.
  • Remove some oil from the pan before pouring the sauce & pork into it.
  • Sprinkle it with chopped cayenne pepper on top and simmer for the last 2 minutes.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!



Calories: 1322.92kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.35g | Protein: 24.93g | Fat: 129.3g | Saturated Fat: 45.2g | Cholesterol: 163.29mg | Sodium: 1729.58mg | Potassium: 560.42mg | Fiber: 1.54g | Sugar: 4.8g | Vitamin A: 498.36IU | Vitamin C: 3.18mg | Calcium: 39.73mg | Iron: 2.47mg