Lengua Estofado Recipe

Lengua Estofado Recipe


Lengua Estofado Recipe

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Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Servings 6
Author Kusinerong Pinoy


  • 1 pork tongue about 1 ½ to 2 kilos
  • 2 large onions quartered
  • 6 green olives optional
  • ¼ kg pork fat
  • 3 tbsp pimento
  • 1 small can tomato paste 2 cans tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp vetsin MSG
  • 1 tsp ground pepper
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ cup rum
  • 2 tbsp chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 3 bell pepper, red and green strips
  • 1 small can pineapple juice
  • ½ cup bread crumbs
  • 1 chorizo de bilbao finely chopped


  • To clean tongue, dip in 3 cups boiling water. Let stand for 5 minutes, then scrape white, thick skin. Then wash in clear water.
  • Place in deep pan, pour water enough to cover tongue. Boil. Lower heat and simmer until half done.
  • Saute onion and pork fat (in big slices) in butter. When onion is wilted, add all ingredients except bread crumbs. Stir for 3 minutes, then add to tongue.
  • Continue cooking until tongue becomes tender. You may add more water if sauce dries and meat is not yet done.
  • Cool. Cut tongue into thin slices. Arrange in serving plate. Thicken sauce with bread crumbs. Pour over sliced tongue.

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