Slimming World’s Filipino pork adobo recipe

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  • Healthy
  • Low-fat
  • Slimming World
serves: 4
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
5-a-day: 2
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 45 min

We've added our own Slimming World twist to this traditional Filipino meal, and created the perfect dish for a family dinner.

Slimming World Filipino pork adobo is made with soy sauce, garlic, vinegar, bay leaves and black pepper. Other ingredients can be added to make each adobo individual – so we’ve made sure most of these are healthy ones! Serve alongside fresh, fluffy rice for a deliciously hearty dinner the whole family with love.

If you’re looking for healthy dinner inspiration, take a look at the rest of our Slimming World recipes.




  • Low calorie cooking spray
  • 6 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2cm piece root ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped lemon grass
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 100ml dark soy sauce
  • 50ml white wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp tomato purée
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 700ml chicken stock
  • 16 baby new potatoes
  • 2 red peppers, deseeded and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 600g lean pork fillets, all visible fat removed, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Chopped fresh coriander, to garnish


  • Spray a wok or large frying pan with low calorie cooking spray and place over a medium-high heat. Add the shallots, red chilli, ginger, lemon grass, garlic, ground cumin and turmeric and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes until soft and fragrant.

  • Stir in the remaining ingredients and season well. Bring to the boil, cover tightly and reduce the heat to low.

  • Simmer gently for 45 minutes until the pork is tender. Ladle into bowls and garnish with the coriander to serve.

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