Lechon Kawali

Aside from lechon paksiw, lechon kawali is another variant of the popular Filipino dish called lechon.

Lechon kawali involves chopping the meat into small pieces, boiling then frying. This lechon variant is often served with flavorful sauce or event wit pickled papaya or atchara on the side.

Lechon kawali (deep fried pork belly) with pickled papaya


* 1 kilo pork with fat (cut into chunk cubes)

* 1 head of garlic (diced)

* 1 onion (diced)

* 2 laurel leaves

* 2 teaspoons salt

* 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

* Oil

Sauce Ingredients:

* 1/4 cup vinegar

* 1/4 cup soy sauce

* 4 cloves garlic (minced)

* 3 pieces chili pepper (minced)

* Juice of 1 calamansi

* 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar

How To Cook Lechon Kawali:

1). Boil pork in water, salt & pepper, garlic, onion and laurel leaves.

2). Lower fire and let simmer until pork is tender. Strain well.

3). Deep fry the pork in hot oil until crunchy.

4). For the sauce. mix well all the sauce ingredients in a bowl.


Note: Image may vary with the end result of this recipe. Image is used for presentation purposes only.

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5 thoughts on “Lechon Kawali

  1. Alex

    Try nyo balutin sa dyaryo yung pork para matuyo ng todo tapos i-freeze overnight bago i-deep fry. Dapat pag deep fry, frozen pa rin and may naka abang kayo na pang takip sa kawali.

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