Monday, August 2, 2010

Tokwa't Baboy - Pinoy Food

tokwa't baboy by sette and dzerom.
Tokwa't Baboy (Pig's ears with bean curd or tofu) is one of the popular Pinoy foods here in the Philippines. This is served in bars and restaurants as pulutan (food accompany with beer) and main dish.

This Pinoy food got it's popularity from not so rich but not so poor people here in the Philippines. You can see this Pinoy food anywhere. In restaurants, in karinderyas and in the house of the Filipino families. Below is the recipe for this Pinoy food.

1/2 kilo pork (cut into chunk cubes)
5 pieces tokwa (bean curd or tofu)
2 heads garlic (minced)
1 cup vinegar
1 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon brown sugar
3 small onions (diced)

In a casserole, boil pork in just enough water with salt, lower fire and let simmer until pork is tender.
Take the pork out and set aside.
Fry tokwa (bean curd) in hot oil until toasted and slice to the same size as the pork.
In a saucepot, mix vinegar, soy sauce, salt garlic and onions and heat for just a few minutes.
Pour in mixture over pork and tokwa.
Serve hot.

If you like this Pinoy food, you may also like Bicol Express - Pinoy Food and Lechon Paksiw - Pinoy Food.

Recipe by: Pinoy Recipe
Photo by: sette and dzerom

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