Special Pork Menudo

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 1 Tbsp. (15ml) Cooking oil
  • 1 1/2 cups (375g) Liempo, cut into strips
  • 3/4 cup (150g) Pork liver, big diced
  • 1/4 cup (25g) Onion, red, minced
  • 2 Tbsps. (20g) Garlic, minced
  • 1 cup (250g) Tomato sauce
  • 2 cups (500ml) Water
  • 2 pcs. (0.5g) Bayleaf (Laurel leaf)
  • 1/2 cup (90g) Carrot, big diced
  • 1/2 cup (85g) Potato, big diced
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Sugar, brown
  • 1/2 pack (5g) AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning
  • 1 tsp. (5g) Salt, iodized
  • 1/8 tsp. (0.5g) Ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup (80g) Green bell pepper, big diced


  1. SAUTÉ. In a pan, heat oil and sauté pork liempo until lightly brown. Add liver, onion and garlic, then continue to saute until fragrant.
  2. MIX. Mix-in tomato sauce and stir well then add water and laurel leaves.
  3. SIMMER. Let it simmer until water is reduced by 1/4 then add carrot and potato. Simmer until desired thickness of the sauce is achieved and meat is tender.
  4. SEASON. Add brown sugar, AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning, salt, and pepper. Mix well then add bell pepper.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve and enjoy.

Cooking Tips

Marinate liver in 1 tsp. of calamansi juice for at least 5 minutes to remove unpleasant odor and taste.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 30 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 15 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 cup (230g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Pork meat and liver is a great source of Iron which also plays an important role in strengthening our immune system.


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