Filipino Estofado


500 grams pork but shoulder slices

500 grams chicken breast cut into cubes

1 tbsp calamansi juice or lemon juice

2 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp corn starch

1 tbsp rice wine

1 tsp ground black pepper

1/2 cup plus 1/4 cup olive oil

1 1/4 cup pineapple juice

1 bay leaf

1 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp oregano 8 pcs pineapple slices

1 medium red bell pepper slice the way you want it

1/2 to 1 tsp salt

1/2 cup raisins


In a bowl,combine and mix all the ingredients for marinate.

Add the chicken and pork cubes.Mix well to coat the meat.

Marinate the meat(pork and chicken together)

Set aside in the fridge for about 3 hours or better if overnight.

In a sauce pan,heat 1/4 cup oil,fry and brown the meat by batches.

Fry the chicken first followed by pork.

Then put back the fried chicken and pork into the sauce pan.

Add also the marinate left in the bowl.

Add 1 1/4 cup pineapple juice,1/2 cup olive oil, bay leaf,oregano and paprika

Cover and simmer for 45 minutes.

After 45 minutes,add pineapple slices and simmer for 10 minutes

Then add raisin and sliced red bell pepper,season to taste(salt and pepper)

Simmer for 5 minutes more.Turn off the heat.Ready to serve.