Featured Image Description: Pork Embutido, a steamed Filipino meatloaf dish, plated on a leaf of romaine lettuce with blueberries.
BY: JOSIE CALOMA
Pork Embutido is a Filipino-style meatloaf made with pork, ham, egg and vegetables. This dish can be served every day, but can also be eaten for special occasions, such as Christmas. Enjoy!
2 lbs ground pork
2 medium carrot
1 medium onion
2 cloves garlic minced
1 red pepper
1 pack ham
1 cup breadcrumbs
3 tablespoon soy sauce
2 tablespoon oyster
¼ cup ketchup
¼ cup sweet relish
1 cup cheddar cheese
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon black pepper
- Combine the all ingredients in a large a bowl.
- Roll out 12” and cut aluminum foil.
- Place 1 cup of meat mixture at the edge of the foil and spread it out leaving 3” on either end.
- Roll the foil over the meat tightly and then take its end and twisted the foil until roll firm
- Prepare the steamer and steam the rolls for approximately 50-60 minutes.
- Remove the rolls, let them cool, then remove the foil and sauté the meat roll until it has a golden color.
- Slice the roll and serve.
Image Description: (LEFT) Pork Embutido, covered in shredded cheddar cheese. (RIGHT) Pork Embutidos, wrapped in aluminum foil. Images via: Tummy Fillers: Caterers & Balloon Decor.
Josie Caloma is a volunteer at BIST.