Pocherong Baboy

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup (60g) Onion, chopped
  • 3 Tbsps. (30g) Garlic, chopped
  • 1 kilo (1000g) Pork belly, cubed
  • 1 pack (200g) Tomato sauce
  • 1 Liter (1000ml) Water
  • 1 cup (200g) Potato, cubed
  • 5 pcs (330g) Banana, saba, cut diagonally into half
  • 1/2 can (56g) Garbanzos, canned
  • 1 1/2 cups (150g) Green beans, 1" long
  • 2 cups (130g) Cabbage, sliced
  • 1/2 bunch (60g) Pechay
  • 1 Tbsp (15g) Sugar, brown
  • 1 pack (11g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 7 tsps. (35g) Fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp (1g) Black pepper, ground


  1. SAUTE. In a pot, heat oil. Saute onion and garlic. Add pork and cook until the color turns light brown. Stir in the tomato sauce.
  2. BOIL. Pour water. Cover the pot and let it boil until the pork gets tender. You may add more water as needed. Add potatoes and banana. Cook until tender.
  3. SIMMER. Add garbanzos, green beans, cabbage and simmer for about 3 minutes. Add pechay and simmer for another minute.
  4. SEASON. Add sugar, AJI-NO-MOTO®, fish sauce, and pepper to taste. Mix well and turn off the heat.
  5. SERVE. Serve and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

As alternative to garbanzos and tomato sauce, pork and beans may be used as well.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 1/2 cups (335g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Saba is packed with B Vitamins, Dietary fiber, Vitamin A and Iron. It also helps improve the body’s digestion, lower blood pressure, and strengthen the immune system.

*23% sodium reduced vs. regular recipe


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