Pork Guisantes (Filipino Pork And Peas) Recipe

Pork Guisantes (Filipino Pork And Peas) Recipe

  • 2 pounds pork butt, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 med onion, chopped
  • 1 8oz. can tomato sauce
  • 1 8oz. can water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 Tbs. patis (fish sauce)
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 ½ cups frozen peas
  • 4 oz. jar pimentos, sliced


  1. Heat about 2 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over med-high heat. Add onions then garlic and sauté for 1 – 2 min. Then add pork until browned. 
  2. Add tomato sauce, water, bay leaf, patis, salt and pepper; bring to a boil; lower heat and cover. Cook for about 30 minutes or until meat is tender; stir occasionally.
  3. Add peas and pimentos; cover and cook for about 2 minutes, just to heat the peas.
  4. Serve with rice.

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