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Monday, November 15, 2010

Lechong Kawali

One of the all time Filipino favorite way of cooking pork. Lechon Kawali is simply crispy deep fried pork belly.

1 kilo pork liempo (pork belly) with skin on
1 tbsp rock salt
2 pcs laurel leaves
1 tsp peppercorns
enough water, for boiling
oil (for frying)

Dipping Sauce:
3 tbsps soy sauce
5 tbsps vinegar
2 shallot, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced

Cut the pork belly into cut into 1-1/2 inch thick slices then combine with salt, peppercorn,laurel leaves, salt and water in a pan.
Boil over medium heat until almost all the water has evaporated or skin is tender. Remove the pork, cool and air dry.
Deep-fry liempo pieces in batches until golden brown.
Mix all the dipping sauce ingredients and serve lechon kawali while it’s hot.

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