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Lechon Kawali Recipe


  • 2 lbs. pork belly
  • 2 tbsp salt
  • 2 tbsp whole pepper corn
  • 5 pcs. dried bay leaves
  • 3 cups cooking Oil
  • 34 ounces Water


  • Place the water on a big cooking pot and bring to a boil
  • Put-in the pork belly then add 1 tbsp of salt, pepper, and bay leaves and simmer for 30 minutes or until meat is tender
  • Remove the meat from the pot and let it cool down for a few minutes
  • Spread 1 tbsp of salt on the meat, make sure to distribute it evenly on all sections
  • We now need to deep fry the meat. On a dry cooking pot place the cooking oil and heat it up
  • When the oil is hot enough, put the meat in the cooking pot and let it cook until the immersed side is brown and the meat’s texture is crispy
  • Flip the meat to cook the opposite side
  • Remove the meat from the pan, let it cool down a little then slice according to desired portions
  • Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!