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white adobo pork with steamed rice in a white bowl
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4.17 from 6 votes

Adobong Puti

White Pork Adobo stewed in vinegar, salt, and garlic is a hearty and flavorful dish that's perfect with steamed rice. It's easy to make and cooks in one pot.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: adobong puti, white adobo
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 1243kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3 pounds pork belly
  • 1 cup vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns, cracked
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • fried garlic bits, optional


  • In a wide, heavy-bottomed pan over medium heat, heat oil.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook, stirring regularly, until softened.
  • Add pork and cook until lightly browned.
  • Add vinegar and bring to a boil, uncovered and without stirring, for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add water, salt, bay leaves, and pepper corns and stir to combine. Continue to boil for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Lower heat, cover, and continue to cook for about 40 to 50 minutes or until meat is fork-tender and liquid is reduced.
  • Add sugar and stir. Continue to cook, uncovered, until mixture begins to render fat.
  • Sprinkle with fried garlic bits as desired and serve hot.


Calories: 1243kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 125g | Saturated Fat: 44g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 1239mg | Potassium: 475mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg