Pork Hamonado

No Noche Buena table is complete without ham. This version has a sweet-salty balance of flavors and adds a taste of the tropics with the pineapples.

  • Required cooking skill level

  • Above 10
    persons serving
  • 160
    minutes preparation time


  1. 1 kg Whole pork shoulder
  2. 2 cups Fresh pineapple juice
  3. 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  4. 1/4 cup Silver Swan Soy Sauce
  5. 2 Tbsp Golden Fiesta Palm Oil
  6. 8 cups Water
  7. 1/2 tsp UFC Ground black pepper
  8. 1/2 cup Pineapple chunks


  • 1 Marinate pork in pineapple juice, brown sugar, and Silver Swan Soy Sauce for 30 minutes.
  • 2 In a deep sauce pan, fry the pork in Golden Fiesta Palm Oil until golden brown.
  • 3 Add marinade and water, then simmer for 2 hours or until tender.
  • 4 Season with ground black pepper. Add pineapple chunks, and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 5 Let the meat cool before slicing.
  • 6 Slice the pork shoulder. Arrange it on a platter. Pour the simmered sauce over pork.
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