Paksiw Na Pata or Patatim

PATA TIM or PAKSIW NA PATA-It is a kind of Filipino dish made by braising ham hocks in a vinegar, soy sauce, pineapple juice and sugar mixture until they’re tender and the sauce is gelatinous and thick.

NUMBER OF SERVINGS: 3-5

PATA TIM or PAKSIW NA PATA INGREDIENTS:

  • 4-5 pieces Ham Hocks or Pata, cut 2 inches thick
  • 3 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon msg
  • 2 pcs. bayleaf(Laurel leaf)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 2-3 cups of water (using pressure cooker)
  • 1/4 cup dried banana blossoms(Bulaklak ng Saging)

COOKING PROCEDURES:

1. In a pressure cooker heat oil then saute garlic and onions.

2. Add in Ham Hocks or Pata pork, salt, msg, bay leaf and black ground pepper then stir for 5 minutes.

3. Add water, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, pineapple juice, water and pressure cook for 30 minutes or until meat is tender.

4. Add the banana blossom then simmer for 5 minutes.

5. Ready to serve.