Filipino Grilled Pork Barbecue

This is a tried and tested,  no-fail recipe for Filipino Grilled Pork Belly Barbecue (Inihaw na Liempo). This has a secret ingredient that tenderizes the meat as it marinates.

The meat comes out so tender and wonderfully tasty every time!


- Pork Liempo - Sprite - Soy Sauce - Lemon Juice

Depending on the pork cut you are using, you can slice them into bite-size pieces if you will use skewers for grilling. If you are using pork belly, make sure that they are sliced in long thin strips.


Mix together all the marinade ingredients in a large glass bowl or dish. Place the pork pieces in the bowl and marinate for at least 4 hours, but preferably overnight for more flavor absorption.


Mix all the basting ingredients in a bowl. Grill the meat for about 3–4 minutes per side or until nicely charred and cooked through.


Using a kitchen brush, baste with the ketchup mixture once they’re nearly done. Adding the basting sauce or glaze last will ensure the meat won’t burn or char too much.


Enjoy! This is perfect with a bowl of rice. You can also have it with a vinegar and garlic dipping sauce on the side!


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