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How to Cook Lechon Kawali with Liver Sauce

Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Pork Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Manny


Lechon Kawali Ingredients:

  • 1 kilo pork belly or liempo
  • 4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. MSG

Lechon liver Sauce Ingredients:

  • 1 cup liver paste or liver spread
  • 1 pc. bay leaf or laurel
  • 3/4 cup native vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp. MSG
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. cooking oil or lard
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 head garlic minced
  • 1 pack kasubha American saffron or safflower
  • 6 pieces shallots sliced fine


    How to cook Lechon Kawali:

    • Boil pork belly in water with salt and MSG until skin can be pinched easily.
    • Remove from fire and drain Cool and air-dry.
    • Deep-fry in a deep saucepan until tiny blasters appear on the skin.
    • Chop into serving pieces and serve with Lechon-liver Sauce.

    How to cook Lechon Kawali sauce:

    • Mix liver paste, vinegar, water, bread crumbs, sugar, 1/2 of the kasubha, laurel, salt, pepper and MSG.
    • Blend well and set aside. Saute garlic in cooking oil.
    • Add the onions and fry until tender. Add the liver mixture.
    • Boil without stirring. Do not cover the saucepan.
    • Add the rest of the bread crumbs dispersed in 1 cup of water. Cook till it thickens.
    • Serve sauce topped with the rest of the crisp brown garlic and fried kasubha. Good for 6 persons.