1 piece(2 kg) pork pata(pork hock or knuckle), cleaned
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/2 cup vinegar
1 head garlic, pounded
1 white onions, chopped
12 pieces peppercorns
4 pieces bay leaves
6 stalks lemongrass
4 pieces star anise
4 tablespoons salt
salt and pepper to taste
cooking oil for frying
1. Prick pata with a fork then marinate in soy sauce and vinegar for 30 minutes. Turning occasionally.
1. In a large pot, pour water then add garlic, onion, peppercorns, bay leaves, lemon grass, star anise and salt.
2. Add pata then bring to boil over medium heat for 50 minutes or until tender. Add water if necessary.
3. Drain and let it cool.
1. Prick pata with a fork to make holes all over, rub with salt and pepper then deep fry over low heat for 20 minutes.
2. Debone pata then fry until skin becomes crisp and golden brown.
3. Drain then serve with dipping sauce(soy sauce, calamansi, chili, chopped onion).
4 boneless chicken breast, cut into serving pieces
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
2 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons cornstarch(dissolve in 1 tablespoon cold water)
1. In a bowl, mix the egg, soy sauce and white pepper together.
2. Add the chicken breast and soak for 30 minutes.
1. Remove the chicken from mixture. Coat the chicken with cornstarch.
2. In a pan, heat canola oil and fry chicken for about 3-4 minutes or until the chicken is crisp and tender. Drain on paper towels and transfer on a serving plate. Set aside.
1. In a sauce pan, mix sesame oil, water, ginger, honey, lemon juice and salt together.
2. Heat over low flame, cover and bring to boil for 1-2 minutes or until fragrant and all the mixtures are dissolved and mixed well. Discard the ginger.
3. Add the cornstarch mixture into a honey-lemon sauce and bring to boil in a medium heat. Simmer for 1 minute or until the sauce thickens. Remove from heat. (If the sauce is too thick, add a small amount of water. )
4. Pour the honey-lemon sauce over chicken. Garnish with sliced lemon.
5. Serve and Enjoy!
1 large-sized boneless milkfish(bangus)
6 cloves garlic, chopped finely
1 thumb-sized ginger, grated
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
4 tablespoons vinegar
2 tablespoons olive oil
aluminum foil for wrapping
1. Rub milkfish with salt and pepper. Marinate with vinegar, ginger and garlic overnight. Drain.
1. Drizzle milkfish with olive oil. then wrap with aluminum foil.
2. Baked in a preheated oven over 200 degrees celsius for 20 minutes.
3. Remove from oven and open the aluminum foil.
4. Put back the fish then grill for another 5 minutes or until turned to brown.
5. Serve with toyomansi dipping sauce.