Pork Humba

AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix


  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Cooking oil
  • 1 kilo (1000g) Pork belly, sliced into chunks
  • 1 cup (250ml) Water
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) Soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) Vinegar
  • 1 cup (200g) Brown sugar
  • 6 pcs. (6g) Bay leaf, crushed
  • 1 tsp. (2.3g) Black peppercorns, whole
  • 1 pc. (2g) Star anise
  • 1 pack (8g) AJI-GINISA® Flavor Seasoning Mix
  • 1/4 cup (60g) Black beans, cooked, unsalted (optional)
  • 2/3 cup (50g) Banana blossom, sliced
  • 3 pcs. (150g) Hard-boiled egg, sliced into half (optional)


  1. SEAR. In a pot, heat oil. Add pork belly and sear until fat is rendered.
  2. SIMMER. Add water and soy sauce then simmer until meat is tender. Add vinegar and simmer for 5 minutes.
  3. SEASON. Add brown sugar, bay leaf, peppercorns, star anise, and AJI-GINISA®. Mix well.
  4. SIMMER. Add black beans (optional) and banana blossoms then simmer for 5 minutes or until saucy consistency is achieved.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving bowl. Top with hard-boiled egg (optional). Serve while hot.

Cooking Tips

You may add cornstarch mixture (1 Tbsp. cornstarch and 1 Tbsp. water) to slightly thicken the sauce.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 50 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 10 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 3/4 cup (153g)

Products Used

AJINOMOTO Ginisa® Flavor Seasoning Mix Buy Now

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Pork is rich in Protein which is responsible for building and repairing muscles and tissues.


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