Lechon Kawali with Special Sauce Recipe


Lechon Kawali with Special Sauce Recipe


  • 2 lbs. pork belly
  • 5 pcs. dried bay leaves laurel
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. whole peppercorns
  • 2 medium-sized onions
  • 3 cups cooking oil
  • 34 ounces water
  • For the sauce:
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp. vinegar we used sukang Ilocos
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce


  • Pour the water in a big cooking pot & bring to a boil.
  • Put in the pork belly, onions, 1tbsp salt, bay leaves & peppercorns. Simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is tender.
  • Remove the meat from the pot and let it cool down.
  • Spread 1 tbsp of salt on the meat, make sure to distribute it evenly on all sections.
  • We should deep fry the meat. On a dry frying pan, place the cooking oil and heat it up.
  • When the oil is hot enough, put in the meat & cook until the bottom part is brown. Flip the meat to cook the opposite part.
  • Remove the meat from the pan, let it cool down a little then slice according to desired portions. Place in a plate with paper towels so the oil from meat will be absorbed.
  • Serve with sauce and enjoy!
  • Making the sauce:
  • Put in the water, onion, sugar, vinegar and soy sauce in a small bowl.
  • Stir thoroughly until well blended.


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