Tokwa at Baboy

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Tokwa at baboy is a typical Philippine appetizer. It consists of pork ears, pork belly and deep-fried tofu, and is served in a mixture of soy sauce, pork broth, vinegar, chopped white onions, scallions and red chili peppers. It is usually served as pulutan, as a meal served with rice or as a side dish to rice porridge.

Tokwa’t Baboy Recipe


  • 1/2 pork belly4 pcs tofu (tokwa)
  • 1/4 cup of tausi (black beans) (soaked in water and rinse)
  • 3 cups of water
  • 4 cloves garlic mincedcooking oil
  • 1/2 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/4 cup parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Instructions:

  1. In a frying pan, fry tokwa (tofu). Let it cool and cut it into cubes.
  2. In a cooking pot pour cooking oil heat it up and saute garlic and onion.
  3. Add the pork belly and cook it until the meat becomes light brown.
  4. Pour the water and bring it in a boil, simmer it until the meat becomes tender.
  5. Add the soy sauce, vinegar, tausi (black beans) salt and pepper and sugar. Simmer it for a couple of minutes.
  6. Add the tofu and parsley mix it well.
    Serve and enjoy.
Tokwa at Baboy by mikan.loperez

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