How do you make tocino?

How do you make tocino?

To make tocino, all you have to do is cure it in a mixture of delicious spices, refrigerate it for a few days, and then fry it or grill it until it has reached the crunchy, tasty consistency you desire. (Though “tocino” means bacon in Spanish, we will focus on the Philippine dish here.)

What does tocino taste like?

The meat was really soft and tender! Traditionally, Tocino is reddish in color to make it look more appetizing and this is achieved by adding Saltpeter (Salitre) which is also used as food preservative. But this recipe does not use saltire but rather something more natural and healthier alternative.

How to make sweet cured pork tocino?

Pork Tocino (Sweet Cured Pork) Combine the ingredients: brown sugar, food coloring, soy sauce, garlic, pinepple juice and salt in a mixing bowl. Put the sliced pork in the bowl and rub the mixture liberally on all sides of the pork. You can either use a zip bag and put all the pork and mixture or in a tupperware container for curing the pork.

What is tocino in Kapampangan?

It is usually served for breakfast together with fried garlic rice. Tocino is typically a cured meat, may it be pork, beef or chicken. The more popular kind of tocino is sweet, but us Kapampangan have a special kind called ‘Pindang’ which has added tanginess to it.

How do you cook a pork tocino?

Grill the pork. You can also opt to use a grill instead. Here’s what you can do to grill your tocino to perfection: Simply heat up the grill and place each piece of pork on it for two to three minutes on each side, just as you would in a frying pan.

Can I freeze cured tocino pork?

You can either freeze the cured tocino for future uses or freeze the cooked tocino and heat it later. Thanks! How can I make the pork really tender when cooked and to be served?