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Filipino Pork Nilaga Soup (Boiled Pork with Bok Choy and Potato)

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Servings: 2
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3/4 lb. pork shoulder cut into cubes
  • 1 large baking potato
  • 2 bunches baby bok choy
  • 1 medium yellow onion
  • 2 cups beef broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • Cut the lower end of the bok choy. Set aside.
  • Slice the potato and onion. Set aside.
  • Meanwhile, pour water in a cooking pot. Apply heat.
  • Pour-in beef broth. Let boil.
  • Once the liquid starts to boil, stir-in onion and pork. Cover and simmer for 40 minutes or until pork gets tender. Add water or beef broth if needed.
  • Add the potato. Cover and cook for 8 minutes.
  • Pour-in the fish sauce and add the bok choy. Turn the heat off. Cover the cooking pot for 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve!


Serving: 2g