Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Lechon Kawali Recipe

Lechon kawali or Pan-roasted pork to some is different from Lechon, the well known Filipino dish which is also the national dish of the Philippines. While lechon is cooked in a pit filled with flamed charcoal, Lechon kawali is cooked by boiling then later deep frying a portion of the pig, pork belly usually.

Preparations for Lechon Kawali


I kilo pork belly (liempo)
2 tablespoon salt
1/2 tablespoon peppercorns
4 cloves garlic; pounded
1 bottle 7-up (optional)
Cooking oil

Cooking Instructions:

Boil water with salt, garlic, peppercorn, and 7-up. Add pork and continue boiling until tender. Strain pork and keep dry. Deep fry in hot cooking oil until golden brown and crispy. Chop the lechon kawali and serve with lechon sauce or vinegar with soy sauce, onion, and garlic.