Embutido (Filipino Meat Loaf)

Pork and chicken combine with raisins and chopped vegetables for a typical sweet Filipino dish.


  • Serving Size: 2 Embutido slices and 1/4 cup sauce


    Meat Loaf

    • 8 ounce ground pork
    • 6 ounce ground chicken
    • 1/4 cup chopped celery
    • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
    • 1/4 cup chopped red pepper
    • 1 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1/2 cup California raisins
    • 2 tablespoons Chinese sausage
    • 1/4 cup frozen peas
    • 1/4 cup bread crumbs
    • 1 egg, beaten
    • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
    • Vegetable oil; as needed for grilling or sautéing

    Embutido Sauce

    • 1/2 cup chicken broth
    • 1 bay leaf
    • 1 can (6 ounces) tomato paste
    • Pinch of salt
    • 1 teaspoon pepper
    • Chopped spring onion; as needed for garnish


    Preheat oven to 350°F. In a bowl, mix meat loaf ingredients, except oil, all together. Divide into 2 equal portions. Shape each into a log and wrap in 8×10-inch sheet of aluminum foil. Twist ends tightly into sausage shape. Place in deep baking pan. Bake at 350°F for 1 hour. Cool for 20 minutes. Unwrap and brown on grill, brushing lightly with oil, or sauté lightly in hot oil.

    For Sauce, combine chicken broth and bay leaf in small saucepan. Bring to boil. Add tomato paste and return to boil. Remove from heat; discard bay leaf and season to taste with salt and pepper.

    To serve, slice each roll to 4 slices. Arrange 2 slices on each serving plate; divide and spoon sauce over or serve sauce on the side. Sprinkle finely chopped spring onion over all.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 520 (35% from fat); Total Fat 21g (sat 5g, mono 6g, poly 1g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 90mg; Protein 20g; Carbohydrate 68g; (Dietary Fiber 8g; Sugars 27g; ); Iron 4mg; Sodium 510mg; Calcium 100mg; Potassium 826mg

    This recipe is found in the following categories:

    World Flavors

    Special Diet

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