Tokwa’t Baboy Recipe

January 25, 2008
(Last Updated On: July 15, 2013)

Tokwat Baboy Recipe is a delicious Filipino appetizer.

Tokwat Baboy Recipe or Pork and Tofu are known as an appetizer or side dish in the Philippines. Tofu is made of soy milk then pressed, an ingredient popularized by Chinese cuisines and other Asian countries.

Tofu is a healthy alternative for protein that contains low calories but high in iron and almost no fat. Tokwat Baboy dish is very popular for beer lovers here in the Philippines, it is the most ordered dish in bars they eat this as pulutan and serves as a great beer match.

Here is how to cook Tokwa’t Baboy.
tokwat baboy recipe

Tokwa’t Baboy Ingredients:

  • 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)
  • 1 pc finger chili, diagonally cut (optional, if you want it spicy)
  • 1/4 cup scallions, sliced

Tokwa’t Baboy Cooking Instructions:

  • 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, finger chili and onions and heat for just a few minutes.

  • Pour in mixture over pork and tokwa.

  • Garnish with scallions then Serve hot.

tokwat baboy recipe

Tokwat Baboy Recipe is a delicious Filipino appetizer and a great pulutan.

tokwat baboy recipe

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    October 15, 2013 at 7:39 pm

    Is it really 1 cup of vinegar and soy sauce? Pls reply back

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    July 18, 2013 at 6:42 am

    Great recipe!

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    Giveaways 4 Mom

    July 18, 2013 at 6:17 am

    This looks delicious.

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    July 17, 2013 at 9:10 pm

    What an interesting recipe! I bet my youngest daughter would LOVE it!

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    Tara @ Tara & Dan Their Clan

    July 17, 2013 at 7:14 pm

    That looks pretty good! Thanks for sharing.

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    July 17, 2013 at 1:58 pm

    That looks delicious! I actually think I may be able to make it!

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    Sarah Bailey

    July 17, 2013 at 11:07 am

    This looks amazing I love the look of it mouth watering.

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    Bella Vida Letty

    July 17, 2013 at 10:38 am

    Sounds yummy

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    Brynn @

    July 17, 2013 at 10:23 am

    This looks very yummy! My husband is Filipino and I know he would love this recipe, thanks so much for sharing 🙂

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    Pal Raine

    July 17, 2013 at 9:57 am

    When I was a child I really hate eating TOFU. But now after knowing all the healthy nutrients it can give to us, I started loving it!

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    Jessica Peeling

    July 17, 2013 at 9:54 am

    That looks really good!

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    July 17, 2013 at 9:32 am

    This looks fabulous. Full of flavor! Thanks for sharing.

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    January 4, 2010 at 4:46 am

    thank you so much…

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    September 25, 2009 at 4:21 am

    its good to have this kind of recipe i like eating tofu.

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    August 11, 2009 at 7:20 am

    thank you very much for the recipes!!! God Bless….

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    March 18, 2009 at 11:34 am

    thank you for the recipies you’ve been posted i want to learn more.. in cooking any kinds of foods

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    September 16, 2008 at 9:38 am

    Thank you so much for making all these recipes available online. Now I won’t have to worry about how my food is going to come out or would taste like just because I got the exact measurement on all of them. Of course we all have different taste bud, we’ll just add add/decrease an ingredient here and there according to our taste. It’s always nice to being able to cook for your family and enjoying the meal together. It’s not always fun to eat out especially with the high cost of gas. Thanks again. God bless.

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