Sunday, September 21, 2014

Lechon Paksiw

How to Cook Paksiw na Lechon

Paksiw na lechon is lechon or roast pig cooked in vinegar and lechon sauce. This dish is usually prepared when there are left-over roast pig after a family celebration. But there is really no need to wait for left-overs to enjoy this delicious dish. Any deep fried pork like lechon kawali will do. Lechon kawali was used for this cooking demonstration. Enjoy.

Lechon Paksiw by MealPicks


  • 1/2 kg lechon (roast pork) or lechon kawali, cut into serving pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion quartered
  • 2 laurel leaves
  • 1 cup regular lechon sauce
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp whole pepper corn
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt to taste
 Watch the Cooking Video

  1. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and cook over low flame.
  2. Simmer for 45 minutes or until the desired sauce thickness is achieved. Add more water if necessary.
  3. Add salt to taste.
  4. Serve hot with steamed rice.
Makes 5 to 6 servings.