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delicious and vegan Filipino Tocino Recipe
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Vegan Tocino

Vegan Tocino - a sweet, salty, and a bit sour type of breakfast dish that is made from magic meat and all the delicious spices!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time13 hrs 8 mins
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Lainey


  • Marinade
  • 5 cloves of garlic minced
  • 3 teaspoon onion powder
  • teaspoon allura red
  • ½ cup coconut vinegar
  • 3 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon barbecue sauce
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • Soaking Veggie Meat
  • 3 cups water
  • 100 grams of magic meat

For Cooking:

  • 3 tablespoon of oil



  • In a large bowl add water, dried veggie meat and soak for at least 15 minutes.
  • In another large bowl, add garlic, onion powder, allura red, coconut vinegar, soy sauce, barbecue sauce, brown sugar, salt, and mix until well combined. 

Soaking Veggie Meat:

  • Once veggie meat is soft, drain the water and add to the veggie meat in the marinade and mix thoroughly until the veggie meat turns reddish. Allow it to marinate for about an hour, then drain the liquid from the veggie meat.


  • In a frying pan over medium heat, preheat oil.
  • Then add marinated veggie meat and cook/fry until the veggie meat turns dark reddish.
  • Best served with hot steamed rice.
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