Tocino is a much-loved food across the globe. It is popular in the Caribbean, Latin America, and most parts in Asia. But of course, we all know how popular it is in the Philippines.
With its savory sweet taste and reddish hue, the Pinoy tocino is a go-to meal for Pinoys, especially tosilog (tocino + sinangag + itlog). With that in mind, Mekeni has two delicious variants of tocino that suit the different #PanlaSarap. If you like it sweet, the Mekeni Classic Tocino is for you, but if you're after that tamis-alat blend, there's Mekeni Pork Tocino.
Here are five #PanlaSarap ways to prepare your fave tocino:
Wrap it like a burrito! This is perfect especially if you only have a short time to grab a bite. Simply scoop tocino bits in your tortilla, add rice mixture (with tomatoes, cilantro, or anything you want to add), wrap it, seal it, and you have your Tocino Burrito. Yum!
Add some KDrama-feel to your tocino by making your own Tocino Bibimbap. The tamis-alat or even the classic sweet taste of tocino will perfectly complement the spicy gochujang paste. Mashisoyo!
Have your piece of Japan right at home with Tocino Tonkatsu. Dip the tocino strips with egg batter and coat with panko bread crumbs and deep fry. Serve with wasabi-mayo dip for that added Japanese touch.
Salad greens with tocino bits. Healthy and savory at the same time. Add some tocino bits on your salad greens, add tangy dressing, and toss.
Of course, you can still prepare your tocino the traditional way and pair it with a warm bowl of white rice or fried rice, whichever you prefer.
Mekeni tocino is available in Mekeni Home2Home delivery, online stores, groceries, and supermarkets nationwide. The Mekeni Classic Sweet Tocino and Tamis-Alat Pork Tocino comes in 220g and 450g packs.