Pata Hamonado Recipe
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Pata Hamonado

This is a recipe for Filipino pork hock stew with soy sauce and pineapple.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Pork
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4
Author: Daisy Merano


  • 2 ½ lbs. pork hock
  • 1 can pineapple chunks 20 oz.
  • 3 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup dark soy sauce
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 1 piece yellow onion
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Pour water in a pressure cooker. Add pork hocks and 1 teaspoon salt. Pressure cook for 20 minutes. Discard the water. Set the pork aside.
  • Pour cooking oil in a pot and apply heat. Saute onion and garlic. Cook until onion becomes translucent.
  • Add boiled pork hock. Saute for 2 minutes.
  • Add pineapple chunks with juice, soy sauce, and brown sugar. Stir.
  • Pour beef broth or pork broth. Let boil. Cover the pot. Simmer until liquid reduces to half.
  • Season with salt and ground black pepper