Fried Pork Belly with Beer

Transform the ordinary lechon kawali into a zesty and appetizing fried pork belly. A simple lechon kawali is boiled with salt and pepper only until tender then deep fried. But this recipe here is using beer, cinnamon, garlic and anise aside from the usual salt and pepper.

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To cook fried pork belly with beer; In a large pot over a medium heat, boil pork in beer, garlic, peppercorns, salt, star anise, and cinnamon sticks. When pork is tender, lower heat and let the liquid to evaporate. Remove pork from pot and cool completely. Freeze overnight until ready to fry. In a preheated large pot with 4 inches of hot cooking oil, deep fry frozen pork until golden brown and crispy. Drain and rest for 10 minutes. Slice into 1/2 inch pieces or cut into cubes. To see the complete recipe with lists of ingredients in exact measurements, continue reading.

 

How to Cook Fried Pork Belly with Beer
 
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Recipe type: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Serves: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 1½ kilo pork belly
  • 6 bottles of Pale Pilsen beer (320ml)
  • 1 bulb garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorn
  • 2 tablespoon rock salt
  • 1 pc star anise
  • 2 pcs cinnamon sticks(3 inches)
  • Vegetable oil for deep frying
Instructions
How to cook Fried Pork Belly with Beer
  1. In a large pot over a medium heat, boil pork in beer, garlic, peppercorns, salt, star anise, and cinnamon sticks.
  2. When pork is tender, lower heat and let the liquid to evaporate. Remove pork from pot and cool completely. Freeze overnight until ready to fry.
  3. In a preheated large pot with 4 inches of hot cooking oil, deep fry frozen pork until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Drain and rest for 10 minutes. Slice into ½ inch pieces or cut into cubes. Serve hot.

 

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Fried Pork Belly with Beer