These Pork Belly Recipes Go As Low as P47/Serving!

All these liempo recipes are under P100 per serving!

Pork belly has got to be one of the best parts of pork. It's tender and easy to cook because it's got the right amount of meat to create the perfect texture for that succulent, mouth-watering bite. What makes pork belly dishes more amazing is that it’s actually really affordable!

We’ve gathered for you pork belly recipes to show you that, from delicious daily meals to showstopping party dishes, pork belly is the dish to use to get the most out of your budget.

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1 Basic Liempo Recipe at P72/serving


This recipe only needs six ingredients, including the spices! In fact, it’s seasoned and marinated with basic pantry staples so you’re probably going to be spending even less.

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2 Liempo de Balamban Recipe (Herb-stuffed Pork Belly) at P70/serving

With help of a few spices, you get a truly delicious pork belly recipe that’s flavorful through and through.


Think lechon kawali can't get any better? Stuff it with a mixture of herbs. Now, that's a winner!

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3 Spiced Pork Belly Recipe at P77/serving

Given that we’ve agreed that pork belly is the stuff of deliciousness, why don’t you shower it with more love with spices that will bring out its deliciousness even more? This recipe says that it's good for four, but we bet it can feed six hungry mouths! 


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Liempo strips get tossed in a marinade of aromatic spices before being charred to tender perfection.

Here's a different way to season your pork belly or liempo: lots of spice!

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4 Crispy Roast Pork Belly Recipe at P85/serving

This recipe is good for ten people. Sure, you can make it for a party, but you can also make it and then store all these delicious pork leftovers for another day. You can then turn your leftovers into pulled pork, lechon kawali, or even as just more delicious roast pork!


This is how to make your roast pork belly crispy!

You can make this Filipino adobo pulled pork recipe in a slow cooker.

This recipes makes use of a turbo broiler, cutting cooking time to less than two hours.

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5 Lechon Macau Recipe at P47/serving

Yep, you read that right. Lechon Macau is both incredibly affordable and showstopping. The only caveat is that the key ingredient is time, but boy is it worth it! You need to bookmark this recipe ASAP for this holiday season! It's a winner. 


Crispy pork belly is made tastier, juicier in this Chinese-style version of our lechon kawali.

Which one of these delicious pork belly recipes are you going to make? Whichever one, we’re sure everyone’s going to love it. There are just some ingredients that are always so delicious no matter what you do and a glorious cut of pork like liempo is one of them. You don’t have even to wait very long to sample these since each recipe is easily within your budget. 


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