Paksiw na Pata

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Paksiw na Pata is originally a Filipino dish made from sweet and sour pork cooked in vinegar and soy sauce. Paksiw is a Filipino cooking method with vinegar or kamias resulted to a sour taste. Some folks put a little twist of sweetness by adding saging na saba to its taste.

Paksiw na Pata Recipe


  • 500 g pork pata
  • 4 pcs fried saba bananas, cut into 2 parts
  • 1 bunch dried banana blossoms
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp peppercorn
  • 1 pc bay leaf
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp patis (for dipping)

Cooking Procedure:

  1. Place all the ingredients except saba bananas) in a pressure cooker.
  2. Apply heat and simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  3. Add- in the fried saba bananas.
  4. Continue cooking, uncovered, until the sauce has reduced to desired consistency.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. Serve with patis and steamed white rice. Enjoy!
Paksiw na Pata

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