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Pork Embutido

Pork embutido is a Filipino-style meatloaf made with a festive mixture of ground pork, carrots, and raisins wrapped around slices of eggs and sausage. Steamed to perfection, they're great for everyday dinner meals as well as special occasions.

Course Main Entree
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 366 kcal
Author Kawaling Pinoy

Ingredients

  • oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground pork
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and shredded
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup banana ketchup
  • 3 eggs, well-beaten
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

For Filling

  • 3 eggs, hardboiled, peeled and quartered
  • 3 pieces vienna sausages, cut into four lengthwise

Instructions

  1. In a pan over medium heat, heat about 1 tablespoon of oil. Add onions and cook until softened. Remove from pan and allow to cool completely.

  2. In a large bowl, combine ground pork, crushed pineapple, carrots, sauteed onions, raisins, ketchup, beaten eggs, salt and pepper. Mix well until evenly distributed.
  3. On the center of a 12-inch aluminum foil, spread 1/3 of the pork mixture creating a rectangular shape. Arrange sliced eggs and Vienna sausages in the middle of pork mixture. Carefully roll mixture to form a log of about 3-inch in diameter. Wrap the foil around the meat and crimp ends of foil to seal tightly. Double wrap roll with foil. Repeat with remaining pork mixture.

  4. In a roasting pan, add about 2 inches of water. Arrange foil-wrapped pork mixture on a roasting rack and position rack on top of the water-filled pan. Bake in a 375 F oven for about 50 to 60 minutes or until juice runs clear when pork rolls are pierced with a knife. Let stand for about 8 to 10 minutes before opening foil. 

  5. In a pan, heat about 1 inch deep of oil. Add embutido and cook, turning occasionally, until lightly browned on all sides. Let stand for about 3 to 5 minutes before slicing into desired thickness. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts
Pork Embutido
Amount Per Serving (239.4 g)
Calories 366 Calories from Fat 158
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.5g 27%
Saturated Fat 5.7g 29%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.9g
Cholesterol 227mg 76%
Sodium 1194.5mg 50%
Potassium 690mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%
Sugars 15.8g
Protein 33g 66%
Vitamin A 25%
Vitamin C 22%
Calcium 4%
Iron 14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.