Pork Adobo Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Boneless lean pork2 Pound, cut into 1 inch cubes
 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Bay leaf1
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Flour2 Tablespoon
 Chili powder2 Teaspoon
 Cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cloves1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Water1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
 Vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Rice1 Cup (16 tbs) (Brand)
 Water2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (For The Rice)
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Sliced celery1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Avocado1 Medium, peeled and sliced

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2853 Calories from Fat 1020

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 117 g179.4%

Saturated Fat 32.7 g163.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 649.1 mg

Sodium 2667.2 mg111.1%

Total Carbohydrates 238 g79.4%

Dietary Fiber 27.3 g109.3%

Sugars 35.1 g

Protein 210 g420.3%

Vitamin A 87.4% Vitamin C 79.1%

Calcium 27.9% Iron 88.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a large skillet, heat oil.
Add pork cubes and brown on all sides.
Add 3/4 cup water, garlic, bay leaf and salt.
Cook over low heat until meat is tender, about 1 hour.
Remove meat from pan; keep warm.
Remove bay leaf and discard.
Stir flour, chili powder, cinnamon and cloves into pan drippings.
Heat and stir several minutes, being careful not to burn.
Add 1-1/4 cups water, vinegar and brown sugar.
Cook until thickened, stirring constantly.
Skim off any excess fat.
Return meat to sauce and cover.
Simmer to blend flavors, about 10 minutes.
Cook rice with 2-1/2 cups water, 1 teaspoon salt and butter or margarine according to package directions.
Stir celery into hot cooked rice.
Serve pork over rice, garnish with avocado.