how to cook garlic pork tocino

Garlic Pork Tocino

  • Author: alingoday
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10


Aling Oday’s version of Garlic Pork Tocino. Pork Tocino is a Filipino dish cured in sugar, salt, vinegar, and garlic. Usually serve with fried rice and fried egg for breakfast also known as Tosilog.


1 kg Pork (kasim), thinly sliced
1/4 cup Soy Sauce
1 tsp. Salt
1 tbsp. Garlic (grated or powder)
1/4 tsp. Red Food Colouring
1 cup Water
1 tbsp. Lemon or Vinegar
1/2 to 3/4 cup Sugar


  1. Mix sugar, water, salt, garlic, lemon or vinegar, soy sauce and red colouring in a sauce pan and let it boil. Set aside and let it cool down completely.
  2. Place the sliced pork in a bowl the add in the cooled liquid mixture, mix thoroughly and place in a tupperware and sealed. Refrigirate for at least 24 hours.
  3. Place the tocino in a pan and add a little bit of water just enough for the meat to soak. Cook in a medium heat till it dries up, add cooking oil and continue to fry till the meat is tender and properly cooked.
  4. Best serve with fried rice, atchara and fried egg for breakfast!

  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Keywords: pork tocino, tocino, garlic pork tocino