Lechon Belly

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Feb. 19, 2019

Hi, so it's been a month since we cooked together, but we at it again food nerds! Today we're making Lechon belly which is like present in any Filipino gatherings. Also, Thank you to meater for sending me the thermometer! It's such a nifty little gadget. It's great especially if you're cooking multiple things a once!


For tamari vinegar mix:
Tamari 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Black vinegar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For pork belly:
Garlic 10 Clove (50 gm) , mince
Salt To Taste (plus extra for seasoning the pork belly)
Cilantro 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , mince
Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Pork belly 1 1/2 Kilogram (skin on)
Scallions 3
Ginger piece 1 Inch , slice
Red onion 1/2 , chop
Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Star anise 3
Black pepper corns 2 Tablespoon
Cinnamon stick 1


Please watch the video for directions!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 160 Minutes
Ready In: 160 Minutes
Servings: 3