Lechon Kawali (Pan-Roasted Pork)

Lechon Kawali

Lechon Kawali (Pan-Roasted Pork) is my mom’s favorite Filipino food dish. When I have a time to cook back then, she’ll request me to make some. She even asked the recipe so that whenever she craves for it, she can cook lechon kawali (pan-roasted pork) by herself.

I miss my mom … :;

Ingredients :

Pork

  • 1-1/2 lb. pork liempo (pork belly), cut into serving pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper or 1 tsp. peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • water, for boiling
  • oil, for frying

Sauce

  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2-1/2 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • chili peppers (optional)
(Cooking Measurements)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. Put pork pieces in a big pot. Cover with water. Add garlic, pepper or peppercorns and salt.
  2. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for an hour or until meat is tender. Drain.
  3. Deep-fry liempo pieces in batches until golden brown and blisters appear on skin.
  4. Drain on paper towels.
  5. Mix together all ingredients for the sauce.
  6. Serve with chopped lechon kawali.

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14 Responses to “Lechon Kawali (Pan-Roasted Pork)”

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  1. Tish says:

    just a suggestion to tweak recipe a little, if you season the meat good you don’t have to use as much salt

  2. bad angel says:

    wow so sarap………….yam yam yam yam

  3. Ano daw? says:

    (naglalaway)hmmmm……………….

  4. Donato Juan Camote says:

    Lalo akong tataba.!

  5. dhan lumantas says:

    makakadami ng kanin… =)

  6. lovely says:

    ang sarap pahingi

  7. Mikko Maghinang says:

    Sarap ng lechon kawali love na love q tlga yan amp!

  8. LeOn says:

    instead of ham this xmas i will make 1 pork shoulder with the ingredient like lechon and put in the oven….how’s that folks..

  9. jhen says:

    its my husband favorite recipe. he likes lechon kawali so much…

  10. Diane says:

    hmmm sarap nito!

  11. sushi says:

    sarap naman nitong letchon kawali!

  12. agata says:

    lechon na kawali… hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

  13. mikejr says:

    i agree..great idea..

  14. mark densing says:

    i think its better if you put lemon grass in boling the pork so it will smell like real pinoy lechon after frying.

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