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Dinuguan Recipe
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Dinuguan is made with pork blood that gives it its characteristic dark color. Don't let its somber appearance fool you though, this unique and boldly-flavored dish is nothing but bloody delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: blood pudding, chocolate meat, Dinuguan, dugodugo, Tidtad
Servings: 6
Calories: 841kcal
Author: Bebs


  • 2 cups pig blood
  • 1 cup vinegar ½ for mixing with pig's blood, ½ for cooking
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 big red onion chopped
  • 2 pounds pork belly , cut into bitesize
  • 2 tablespoon fish sauce
  • ½ tablespoon salt
  • ½ tablespoon pepper
  • 2 pcs bay leaves
  • 1 cup water
  • 4-6 pieces green long chili


  • Mix ½ cup vinegar with pig's blood. Set aside.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, saute onion and garlic in oil until limp and aromatic.
  • Add pork belly and cook until fat is rendered. Add fish sauce, bay leaves, then season with salt and pepper.
  • Add vinegar and simmer for 2 minutes without stirring.
  • Pour in the blood with vinegar. Stir continuously to prevent clumping. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add water and the green long chili peppers. Bring to a boil then cover the pot with lid and lower heat to low. Cook until pork is tender.
  • Once pork is tender, remove the lid and let it simmer for a few minutes to thicken the sauce to desired consistency.
  • Turn the heat off and transfer to serving bowls.


Calories: 841kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 85g | Saturated Fat: 30g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 10g | Monounsaturated Fat: 40g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1119mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 39IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg