Last Updated on July 15, 2013 by Ed Joven
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.
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 is a delicious Filipino appetizer and a great pulutan.