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Nilagang baboy (Filipino pork soup)

Comforting Filipino pork Nilaga soup with bok choy and potatoes. This soup is so easy to make with simple ingredients, that you probably already have at your home.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: Filipino pork soup, Nilagang baboy
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 234kcal


  • 1 lb pork shoulder
  • 2 medium potatoes cubed
  • 2 bunches bok choy
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 6 cups water
  • 3 tbspn fish sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • salt to taste


  • Cut pork in about 1 inch pieces. Place it in the pot with sliced onions.
  • Add water,salt and black pepper.  Boil and then let simmer for about an hour.
  • Add potatoes and let cook for about 10 minutes.
  • Turn the heat off. Stir in fish sauce and add bok choy ( cut white stems off). Let sit for 5-10 minutes and serve.



Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 46mg | Sodium: 1226mg | Potassium: 1806mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 18765IU | Vitamin C: 203.7mg | Calcium: 505mg | Iron: 7.8mg