Pork Hardinera


Recipe by :  Ariel Jasa,  Mandaluyong City, Philippines


Pork Hardinera is that complex dish from Quezon province which is a fusion of meatloaf, Menudo, and Embutido.

It is a special occasion dish with a lot of ingredients -- but well worth all the work!

This recipe is cooked by steaming in a banana-leaf lined loaf pan, it is like the meatloaf, except that it has cubed pork rather than ground.

The ingredients are like that of the menudo - and prepared just like it before setting on the loaf pan.

And, just like the embutido,  it has hard-boiled eggs set in the center of the pan for a nice surprise once you cut into it.

YOUR PORK HARDINERA RECIPE SHOPPING LIST:

  • Porkloin or Pork Shoulder
  • Chicken Liver
  • Chorizo de bilbao
  • Hotdog
  • Pineapple tidbits
  • Pickle Relish
  • Banana leaves
  • Raisins

IN THE PANTRY:

  • Tomato sauce
  • Bread crumbs
  • Red Bell pepper
  • Eggs
  • Garlic
  • Onion
  • Grated Cheese
  • Butter
  • Salt and Pepper

INGREDIENTS

  • 1  Kg Pork ( cubed and boiled)
  • 1/4 Chicken liver (cubed)
  • 1 pc Chorizo de bilbao (cubed)
  • 5 pcs. Hotdog (cubed)
  • 1 can Tomato sauce (small)
  • 1 can Pineapple tidbits
  • 1/2 cup Pickle Relish
  • 1 cup Grated Cheese
  • 1/2 cup Raisins
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic
  • 1 pc Onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Bread crumbs

  • 2 Eggs - uncooked, beaten
  • Margarine for greasing
  • Banana leaves
     
    Topping
  • 1 Red Bell pepper, cut in strips)
  • 4 Eggs(hard boiled), sliced
  • 2 pcs Hotdog (sliced diagonally)

1    Grease 2 loaf pans with margarine and line them with banana leaves.  Set aside.

2   Saute the garlic and onion, then add the pork, chicken liver, chorizo and hotdog. Cook for 2 minutes.

3   Add the tomato sauce, raisins, pineapple and pickles and bring to a boil, cook for about 10 minutes.

Stir in the breadcrumbs to thicken, divide into 2 (1 portion for each loaf pan).

5   In each loaf pan, pour 1 beaten egg, and add the meat mixture.

6   Steam for 40 minutes, and let it cool down before inverting on a serving platter.

7   Remove the banana leaves and serve.


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