Lechon Kawali

Lechon Kawali

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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Main Dish
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 people
Calories 1952 kcal


  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 pc onion medium size chopped
  • 1 1/2 lbs pork belly chopped into small pieces
  • 2 pcs bay leaves
  • 2 cups cooking oil


  • Pour water in a skillet, add salt, ground black pepper, garlic, and onion. Bring to a boil then add pork belly, cook for another 45 minutes. Remove from skillet. Drain and let it cool down, add more salt to the meat if desired.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan to 350 degrees F over medium heat.
  • Fry pork on each side until golden brown. When it is done, drain on a paper towel then cut into serving pieces.


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Calories: 1952kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 16gFat: 208gSaturated Fat: 48gPolyunsaturated Fat: 68gMonounsaturated Fat: 82gCholesterol: 123mgSodium: 1248mgPotassium: 365mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 20IUVitamin C: 4.1mgCalcium: 20mgIron: 0.9mg
Keyword Pork
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