Chicken and Pork Asado

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1 cup (160g) Pork pigue, cubed
  • 1 1/2 cups (200g) Chicken breast, cut into small pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Calamansi juice
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Vegetable oil
  • 1 cup (100g) Onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. (10g) Garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup (150g) Tomato, cubed
  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsps. (45ml) Calamansi juice
  • 1/4 tsp. (0.6g) Ground black pepper
  • 2 Tbsps. (30g) Brown sugar
  • 2 cups (500ml) Water
  • 1 pack (10g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Vegetable oil, for frying
  • 2 pcs. (150g) Saba banana, peeled and quartered
  • 1 1/2 cups (300g) Kamote, peeled and cubed


  1. MARINATE. In a bowl, combine pork, chicken, soy sauce, and calamansi juice. Mix well and marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight.
  2. SAUTÉ. In a pan, heat oil. Sauté onions, garlic, and tomato. Add pork and cook until lightly browned.
  3. SIMMER. Add soy sauce, tomato sauce, calamansi juice, black pepper, sugar, and water. Simmer until pork is tender (about 1 hour). Add chicken and AJI-NO-MOTO®. Cook until chicken is tender (about 20 minutes). Set aside.
  4. FRY. In a separate pot, heat oil. Fry banana and kamote separately. Drain excess oil using strainer or collander.
  5. SERVE. Combine fried banana and kamote with the chicken and pork asado. Transfer to a serving dish. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Frying the saba bananas and kamote until golden brown not only improves the color and flavor of the dish but also adds a nice crispness to the asado.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 1 hour and 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 2 hours and 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 4 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup Chicken and Pork Asado (194g)

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*with rice and fruit

Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Meal Serving Idea: 1 cup Chicken and Pork Asado, 1/2 cup boiled rice, 1/2 cup steamed Chinese cabbage, 1 pc. Chico

Both chicken and pork are good sources of highly absorbable Iron which is essential in prevention of iron deficiency anemia.


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