1 large onion
4 bay leaves
5 garlic cloves,sliced
coarse sea salt
water,enough to cover pata
1 tsp peppercorns
oil for frying
Clean the pork pata by removing all hairs and by scraping the skin with a knife. Wash thoroughly.
Place all the ingredients in a big pot .add enough salt..covered and boil over high heat..
Then lower the heat and simmer for about 1 hour or until tender
Drain pata when done..Dry with paper towel
Deep fry until golden brown
Serve with sauce
Mix 3/4 cup of vinegar, 1/4 cup soy sauce, 2 cloves of sliced garlic, 1 head of chopped onion, 1 hot pepper. Salt and pepper to taste.