Fried Pork Belly is a tasty and crispy recipe prepared by putting pork belly into a boil with garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper ; simmer for a while to make the meat tender, then draining the excess liquid to be ready for frying. This recipe is also called as lechon kawali, a deep fried pork belly widely known in Filipino Cuisine.

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Ingredients:

  • 500 grams pork belly
  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 2 bay leaves with whole kernel pepper
  • 200 ml. water (OR enough water to cover the meat)
  • cooking oil

Pork Belly Cooking Procedures:

1. Put the pork belly, garlic, salt, pepper, bay leaves and water into a cooking pot. Bring to boil.

boil the pork belly

2. Cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

cover-pork-belly-and-simmer

3. Drain excess water (You can keep the excess water in the refrigerator for your future soup recipes to make). Heat the oil in a cooking pan.

heat-the-oil-in a cooking pan

4. Fried the pork belly.

fried-the-pork-belly

5. Serve the lechon kawali with sauce –> Vinegar with lemon and chilli.

You might also like:

Beef Mechado | Beef Steak (Bistek) | Chicken Afritada | Chicken & Pork Adobo | Fish Escabeche | Grilled Milkfish | Tokwa’t Baboy

 

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One Response to Fried Pork Belly (Lechon Kawali)

  1. jam says:

    It is also nice to cook pork belly using turbo broiler :)

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