1 ingredient that will make you cringe to make this Pork Dinuguan recipe

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  September 2, 2020

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Pork Dinuguan Recipe is an acquired taste.

This dish is made up of pig (PORK) and pig’s blood which gives it its blackish color. Fans of this dish like the texture and the sourness spiciness of this stew.

However, for some, the idea of having something black stuck in one’s teeth and the idea of eating blood just makes people retch.

That doesn’t stop its lovers from loving the dish though.
Pork Dinuguan Recipe
The most important ingredient of Dinuguan recipe is obviously the pig’s (pork) blood.

Pork blood is used in many other Asian cuisines either as coagulated blood acting as a meat extender or as a mixture for the broth itself. Pork Dinuguan is the latter.

Pork Dinuguan Recipe and Preparation Tips (Method 1)

Pork Dinuguan

Pork dinuguan recipe

Pork Dinuguan Recipe is an acquired taste. This dish is made up of pig (PORK) and pig’s blood which gives it its blackish color. Fans of this dish like the texture and the sourness spiciness of this stew.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 5 people
Calories 376kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $8

Ingredients

  • ½ kg pork ( liempo or pork belly)
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 medium onion sliced
  • 2 cups pork liver sliced into cubes
  • ½ cup vinegar
  • 2 tbsp patis (fish sauce)
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tbsp MSG
  • cup pork meat stock
  • 1 cup pig’s blood
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 3 pcs green chili peppers
  • ¼ tsp oregano

Instructions

  • Cook the pork in approximately 3 cups of water for 30 minutes.
  • Let it cool then slice the pork into cubes. Set aside the meat stock.
  • In a wok or kawali, sauté the garlic and onion in oil for 5 minutes.
  • Then add the pork, liver, patis, MSG, and salt.
  • Then pour in the vinegar and boil without stirring.
  • Afterward, pour in the meat stock and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Add the pig’s blood and sugar and stir occasionally until the mixture thickens.
  • Put the oregano and green chili then let it simmer again for 5 minutes.

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More things to make with pork liver? Check out this La Paz Batchoy Recipe: Filipino Pork liver & heart soup

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.