Traditional adobo (pork in vinegar and soy sauce)

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ pounds Pork shoulder or butt cut into 1-1/2" cubes
⅓ cup Vinegar
2 tablespoons Soy sauce
1 teaspoon Salt
3 Cloves garlic, minced
1 Small bay leaf
¼ teaspoon Pepper
1 tablespoon Sugar
½ cup Water
2 tablespoons Cooking oil

1. Combine all ingredients except cooking oil in a pot and let stand for at least 30 minutes.

2. Simmer covered for 1 hour or until meat is tender. Drain and reserve the sauce.

3. Heat cooking oil in a skillet. Brown meat on all sides. Transfer to a serving dish.

4. Pour off all remaining oil from skillet. Add reserved sauce and cook for a minute or two scraping all browned bits sticking to pan.

Pour sauce over meat and serve. Variation: May be done with chicken or a combination of chicken and pork. Beef or chicken livers may be added too if desired.

Preparation time: 10 minutes plus marinating time. Cooking time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Serves: 4 to 6 Recipes by Dennis Santiago, TWS bbs (1-310-676-0492), formatted by Manny Rothstein (1/24/94)

Submitted By MICHELLE BRUCE On 04-06-95

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