3 pound pork belly, cut into chunks½ cup finely chopped onion1 head of garlic, crushed1 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon patis (fish sauce)1 cup soy sauce1 cup vinegar3 cups water3 pieces laurel leaves1 teaspoon coarse pepper1 teaspoon fine pepper
Sauté garlic and onion in hot oil until onion is transparent. Combine pork belly, salt, coarse pepper, fine pepper, and patis and cook for 5 minutes. Add soy sauce, vinegar, laurel leaves, and water, then bring to a boil. Covering the pot, cook for 10 minutes, then simmer for another 10 minutes. Serve hot.