Cookbook

  • Lechon Belly Recipe

    We singled out the Lechon Belly as our favorite dish for our Noche Buena this year. 

    Ingredients:

    5 kilos FreshNow Pork Belly
    2 tbsp. salt
    1 tbsp. pepper
    Vinegar
    Laurel leaves
    Lemon grass
    Onion leeks

    Cook:

    1. Scrape off the ribs from the FreshNow Pork Belly.
    2. Slit alternate diagonally on the meat side.
    3. Rub the salt and pepper all over the meat side of the FreshNow Pork Belly.
    4. Prick the skin all over with fork.
    5. Rub the vinegar all over the skin.
    6. Flip then arrange the laurel leaves, lemon grass & onion leeks on the meat part of the belly.
    7. Roll FreshNow Pork Belly into a tight log and tie to secure shape.
    8. Arrange the FreshNow Pork Belly in a turbo broiler and roast for 5 hours:
    8.1 175'C 2 hours
    8.2 225'C 1 hour
    8.3 250'C 2 hours