Tocino Recipe

What makes a perfect meal? This, steamed rice and eggs - or make it garlic rice for a tocilog!

September 2009 | By
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September 2009

What makes a perfect meal? This sweet cured pork plus steamed rice and eggs! Yum! Pork tocino or simply known as tocino is a cured pork meat that usually served at breakfast meals. Yummy will guide you on how to make this Pinoy favorite almusal in three easy steps!

Yield about 3/4 kilo (serves 6 to 8) 
Prep Time
2 hours,
      including preparation and resting time
Cooking Time 15 to 20 minutes


2 tablespoons minced garlic
2 teaspoons rock salt
5 tablespoons brown sugar
pinch of prague powder
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon local white vinegar
1/1 kilo pork picnic (kasim), sliced


1  In a bowl, mix garlic, salt, brown sugar, prague powder, pepper, and vinegar; stir well.

2  Add sliced pork kasim. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.

3  To cook, fry in hot oil. Drain oil before serving.

Substitution tip: Deboned chicken thighs are great for this recipe too.

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