Patatim Recipe

Patatim recipe, another flavorful filipino recipes which are chinese in origin. This filipino food recipe is an all time favorite as an appetizer during drinking session (pulutan) but its popularity is not only limited as a pulutan as this recipe is always a part of menu for different chinese dine in restaurant here in th Philippines. Here is my system for preparing this tasty pata tim recipe.

Ingredient for Cooking:

  •  1 whole pork’s front leg (pata)
  • Cooking oil
  • 1/2 cup black soysauce
  • 2-3 pcs star anised
  • 1 can of small button shape mushroom. stir fry
  • 1  can 250 ml pineapple juice
  • 1 cup  oyster sauce
  • 5 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon pepper corn
  • 1 red onion. chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 2 pcs chinese cabbage, wash and dip in hot water for 20 minute
  • 1/2 medium size carrots, cut into strips, stir fry
  • 5 pcs bitsuwelas stir fry
  • Salt to taste
  • Vetsin

Patatim Instruction for Cooking:

In a casserole with salt and enough water, bring to boil pata for 30- 45 minute, drain to cool and deep fry in cooking oil until it turn to golden fry. Put pata in a casserole with 4 cups of water and add all of the  ingredient, except for mushroom, chinese cabbage, bitsuwelas, carrots. Bring to boil and simmer for 10-45 minute until pata is to tender and the meat start to separate from the bone. Separate pata from the broth and drain let it cool.

Pata Tim Sauce Ingredients:

1/2 cup Pork pata stock
1/2 cup of cornstarch dissolve in 1/2 cup of pork pata stock
salt to taste

Pata tim Sauce Procedure of Cooking :

In a pan, bring to boil pork pata stock and slowly add dissolve cornstarch while continouslly stirring until sauce thickens. salt to taste

Patatim Presentation:

In a big platter lay tender pork legs in the top of chinese cabbage, and slowly pour sauce to cover, garnish with mushroom, bitsuwelas, carrots at the top. Served Patatim recipe while it is hot, enjoy..







uh, front legs??? hmmm... hind legs are what we are used to cooking pata tim...


@Anonymous You always used neither front or hindlegs, we just believe that front leg is much meatier compare with hind...