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How to Cook Paksiw na Lechon Manok

This recipe is the cheaper version of the lechon paksiw using lechon manok (charcoal roasted chicken) instead of the usual roasted pig which is a lot more expensive than the chicken version.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Chicken Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: lechon manok sa kawali, paksiw na lechon
Servings: 4 to 6 servings
Calories: 323kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1 whole lechon manok cut into serving pieces
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp. crushed black peppercorns
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1/4 cup cane vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 4 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup lechon sauce or 1 small can liver spread
  • 3 pcs bay leaves


    How to cook Paksiw na Lechon Manok:

    • In a medium size pot, saute garlic and onion until fragrant. Add in the lechon manok pieces and pour the lechon sauce and water. Bring to a boil.
    • Then add the peppercorns, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and bay leaves. Cover and simmer for about 20 to 30 minutes.
    • Turn off heat and serve hot with steamed rice.