Saucy Tocino in a Rice Bowl
Saucy Tocino Recipe

Saucy Tocino in a Rice Bowl

February 13, 2023


  • 500 g tocino, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tbsp Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can Jolly Whole Mushrooms 284g, drained
  • 1 can Jolly Red Pimientos 113g, drained, cut into squares
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tsp cornstarch, dissolved in 1 tablespoon water
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro


  1. Combine tocino and water in a pan. Simmer over low heat until liquid has evaporated. Add Jolly Heart Mate Canola Oil and fry tocino until golden. Remove tocino from pan and transfer to a serving dish.
  2. Using same pan, sauté garlic until fragrant. Add Jolly Whole Mushrooms, Jolly Red Pimientos, soy sauce, sugar and water. Simmer for 3 minutes then add cornstarch mixture to thicken sauce. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Toss tocino with sauce mixture and pour over steamed rice. Sprinkle with chopped cilantro before serving.