Humba Delicioso

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Humba Delicioso


  • 2 lbs pork belly or the leg part of the pig, cut in cubes
  • 1 cup Pineapple juice
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons salted black beans
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 2 ½ tablespoons brown sugar
  • ½ cup dried banana blossoms
  • 2 pieces dried bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon whole peppercorn
  • 1/2 cup sprite or coke
  • 6 pieces qual eggs, boiled (optional)

Cookbook Lingo

     Until Set

Until a liquid has become firm, usually applied to a gelatin mixture.




  1. Heat the cooking pot then brown the pork belly
  2. Add the onions and garlic and cook until the onions are soft
  3. Put-in the soy sauce, peppercorn, bay leaves
  4. Pour-in the pineapple juice and let boil. Simmer until the pork is tender (add water as needed)
  5. Pressure cook the pork for 20 minutes until tender.
  6. Add the vinegar and wait for the mixture to re-boil. Do not stir. Simmer for 3 minutes.
  7. Spoon-in the salted black beans and brown sugar then simmer for 5 minutes or optional you may add 1/2 cup coke or sprite in replacement of sugar.
  8. Add the dried banana blossoms and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes
  9. Garnish the boiled qual eggs/
  10. Transfer to a serving plate and serve. Share and enjoy!

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