Lechon Kawali  (Filipino Crispy Fried Pork Belly)

Delicious crispy perfection is achievable with our easy and authentic Filipino Lechon Kawali recipe.


- Pork Belly or Whole Pork Ribs - Water - Bay Leaves - Peppercorn

In a large pot, combine pork belly, garlic, shallots, bay leaves, peppercorn, pork cubes (if using), and salt. Add enough water to cover the pork belly.


Bring the water to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to a simmer. Cook until the pork is fork-tender, typically around 60 minutes, depending on the size.


Remove the pork from the pot and allow it to drain. For optimal crispiness, air-dry the pork for at least 30 minutes or until the skin is no longer moist.


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