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Easy Filipino Barbecue Pork Belly (Liempo)

16 INGREDIENTS • 11 STEPS • 1HR

Easy Filipino Barbecue Pork Belly (Liempo)

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7 ratings
This Filipino favorite known locally as 'liempo', can be found at every corner hole-in-the-wall, each with their own secret recipe. Traditionally grilled over charcoal, but for an easy home recipe we will be using a cast iron skillet.
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This Filipino favorite known locally as 'liempo', can be found at every corner hole-in-the-wall, each with their own secret recipe. Traditionally grilled over charcoal, but for an easy home recipe we will be using a cast iron skillet.
1HR
Total Time
$1.07
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
6
us / metric
Pork Belly
1.3 lb
Pork Belly, thinly sliced
Garlic
4 cloves
Distilled White Vinegar
4 tsp
Distilled White Vinegar
Garlic Powder
1 tsp
Garlic Powder
Soy Sauce
3 Tbsp
Brown Sugar
8 tsp
Brown Sugar
Oil
2 tsp
Oil
Dried Oregano
as needed
Red Onion
1
Small Red Onion
Salted Duck Egg
1
White Rice
to taste
White Rice, cooked
Salt
to taste
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
563
Fat
53.0 g
Protein
11.5 g
Carbs
10.1 g
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step 1
Have your butcher slice your Pork Belly (1.3 lb) into 1/4-inch thick pieces, lengthwise; similar to thick cut bacon. The thinner they are the quicker they cook.
step 1 Have your butcher slice your Pork Belly (1.3 lb) into 1/4-inch thick pieces, lengthwise; similar to thick cut bacon. The thinner they are the quicker they cook.
step 2
Mince your Garlic (4 cloves).
step 3
In a bowl, mix the Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp), Distilled White Vinegar (4 tsp), minced garlic, Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Brown Sugar (8 tsp), Oil (2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (as needed), Bay Leaf (1) and Dried Oregano (as needed).
step 3 In a bowl, mix the Soy Sauce (3 Tbsp), Distilled White Vinegar (4 tsp), minced garlic, Garlic Powder (1 tsp), Brown Sugar (8 tsp), Oil (2 tsp), Ground Black Pepper (as needed), Bay Leaf (1) and Dried Oregano (as needed).
step 4
Mix and marinate the pork for at least 30 minutes. Thicker cuts need to be marinated longer.
step 4 Mix and marinate the pork for at least 30 minutes. Thicker cuts need to be marinated longer.
step 5
Dice the Red Onion (1).
step 6
Dice the Tomato (1).
step 7
If using Salted Duck Egg (1), dice as well.
step 8
Mix and combine the diced red onion, tomato and salted egg. Sprinkle with some Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Set aside.
step 8 Mix and combine the diced red onion, tomato and salted egg. Sprinkle with some Salt (to taste) and Ground Black Pepper (to taste). Set aside.
step 9
Brush your skillet with some oil, heat over high heat until you see a little smoke.
step 9 Brush your skillet with some oil, heat over high heat until you see a little smoke.
step 10
Grill the marinated pork belly on the hot skillet, flipping only when you see some char. When both sides are done, set aside.
step 10 Grill the marinated pork belly on the hot skillet, flipping only when you see some char. When both sides are done, set aside.
step 11
Serve with some White Rice (to taste) and the tomato salad. Enjoy!
step 11 Serve with some White Rice (to taste) and the tomato salad. Enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Asian
BBQ
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Dinner
Pork
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