Pork Tocino

Experience a different breakfast delight with this sweet morning treat. This tocino dish can be easily prepared ahead of time and enjoyed every day of the week.

  • Required cooking skill level

  • 2-5
    persons serving
  • 30
    minutes preparation time
  • cooking time


  1. 500 grams pork kasim, sliced thinly


  1. 1 tsp UFC Iodized Salt
  2. 6 tablespoons white sugar
  3. 3 tablespoons achuete seeds dissolved in 3 tablespoons hot water, strained
  4. ¼ cup GOLDEN FIESTA Palm Oil
  5. ½ cup DATU PUTI Vinegar, for dipping sauce


  • 1. Combine sliced pork with salt, white sugar and strained achuete water. Mix using your hands to incorporate marinade into the meat.
  • 2. Marinate for 24 hours in the refrigerator to allow flavors to fully coat the tocino.
  • 3. Heat Golden Fiesta Palm Oil in a skillet.
  • 4. Lay down the tocino strips in the skillet and cook until pork changes color.
  • 5. Rub the tocino into the skillet to caramelize it, moving the pan regularly to prevent the tocino from burning, about 5 minutes. Tocino is cooked when the marinade starts to coat each pork strip and it starts to brown.
  • 6. Serve with a dipping sauce of Datu Puti Vinegar.
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