Pork Embutido is enjoyed by many households throughout the Philippines. This sweet and salty dish is either processed and canned which you can buy at most markets and groceries or homemade by housewives, home entrepreneur, and foodies. The sweet version of this Pork Embutido Recipe is always a crowd winner because Filipinos love sweet foods. It is also a party regular because it is easy to make, tastes really good and is nice to look at the buffet table. Kids love this too that’s why many moms make it keep their young ones happy and full. Some people even make a living by selling their very own take on this Filipino dish.
Pork Embutido Recipe and Variations
There are many variations of Pork Embutido Recipe. In many countries, it is called Meatloaf and there are a variety of ways to prepare it. It even comes in different shapes and sizes but here in the Philippines this dish is always round and it’s either big or small where the bigger version is mostly used in parties. Some steam it while others cook it in the oven. Some put raisins in it, oats which act as a meat extender, carrots and many more flavorful combos and some even top it with tomato ketchup to keep it moist but the outcome is always the same, it is tasty and delicious
- 1 lbs. Ground Pork
- 3 pcs. Hotdog, cut in half
- 2 Eggs, hard boiled
- ¼ cup Sweet Pickle Relish
- ¼ cup Tomato Sauce
- 1 Egg, raw
- 1 cup Cheddar Cheese
- ½ cup Red Bell Pepper, minced
- ½ cup Green Bell Pepper, minced
- ¾ cup Raisins
- ½ cup Carrots, minced
- ½ cup Onion, minced
- Salt and Pepper
- 1 cup Bread Crumbs
- Combine all ingredients except for the Hotdogs and hard boiled Eggs in a bowl. Mix well.
- Spread the mixture on a sheet of aluminum foil.
- Arrange the Hotdogs and hard boiled eggs on top of the meat mixture.
- Roll together with the foil into a cylindrical shape.
- Steam for 1 hour.
- Chill inside the refrigerator.
- Slice and serve.
Preparing Pork Embutido
To us Filipinos, there is no easier way to prepare Pork Embutido than steaming it. And to make our delicacy more special, aside from the main ingredient Ground Pork, we put in eggs, sliced Hotdogs, raisins, and cheddar cheese. You can add other ingredients as well like bell pepper and onions if you want. Try making this dish now and prepare for your loved ones because I assure you that they will be coming for seconds. As usual, don’t forget the rice and some Atsara to counter the sweetness and saltiness of the dish.
If you need some video on how to make Embutido, you can watch this Youtube Video as a reference. Note: Video not mine.
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