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    Pata Tim Recipe

    April 4, 2011 (Last Updated: December 2, 2013)

    How to cook Pata Tim

    Pata Tim Recipe is an enticing braised pork leg dish influenced by the Filipino-Chinese community here in the Philippines. This recipe is slowly boiled to make the meat really tender then cooked in a mixture of oyster sauce, soy sauce, cornstarch and a little sugar. It has a thick and sweet sauce and the meat almost separates from the bone.

    Pata Tim is indeed a mouth-watering dish that most Filipinos loved; we can say that this dish was invented after the Spanish era by the Filipino-Chinese community because of the name itself. P ata is a Spanish word for “leg” and Tim is a Chinese word which refers to a cooking procedure on how a dish is cooked.

    Pata Tim Recipe is a popular braised pork leg dish similar to paksiw na pata with out the vinegar, give it a try.

    pata tim recipe

    Pata Tim Ingredients

    • 1 kilo pork’s leg (pata)
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
    • 3/4 cup oyster sauce
    • 5 cloves garlic; crushed
    • 1 tablespoon rice wine
    • 1 tablespoon pepper corns
    • 1 red onion; chopped
    • 3 bay leaves
    • Lettuce (fried in 2 minutes)

    Pata Tim Sauce Ingredients:

    • 1 cup broth of pata
    • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
    • Salt to taste

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