Pork Humba Recipe

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Pork Humba is a type of Filipino stew cooked with garlic, onion, vinegar, soy sauce, bay leaves, brown sugar, Tausi, Banana blossoms, black pepper and rice water. It makes use of pork belly. Pork Humba Recipe is very much like Pinoy Adobo except that it has fermented black beans in sauce (Tausi) and Banana Blossoms.


  • 1/2 Kilo Pork Belly, Cut into servings or bite size.
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon peppercorns
  • dried banana blossoms
  • salt to taste
  • Pineapple Chunk (Optional)


  1. In a pot, combine pork belly, water, soy sauce, and garlic.
  2. Simmer and bring to boil over low heat until pork belly is tender.
  3. Add vinegar and simmer for another 3 minutes.
  4. Add the bay leaf, banana blossoms, brown sugar, salt and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  5. Adjust seasoning according to taste.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Serve with hot rice.


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