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Sancocho de Cerdo

Sancocho de Cerdo (Colombian Pork Soup)

Erica Dinho
5 from 17 votes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound pork bones pork ribs or pork neck bones u201cespinazou201d
  • 1 pound pork meat cut into pieces
  • 3 ears of fresh corn cut into pieces
  • 10 cups water
  • ½ cup aliuños suce
  • 2 green plantains peeled and cut into pieces
  • 5 medium potatoes peeled and cut in half
  • 1 pound yuca cut into pieces
  • Salt and pepper
  • Fresh cilantro


  • In a large pot, place the pork bones, meat, corn, aliuños, and green plantain. Add the water and bring to a boil, then cover and reduce heat to medium and cook for about 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes, yuca, salt and pepper and continue cooking for 30 more minutes or until the yuca and potatoes are fork tender. Stir in the cilantro.
  • Taste and adjust the seasoning. Serve in large soup bowls, dividing the pork and vegetables evenly.
Keyword Sancocho
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