Make sure to dry the pork thoroughly after boiling-this is the secret to achieving that crisp skin!
Crispy pata is a well-loved Filipino dish that makes use of the pork's leg. The cooking process of this dish may take some time but, it is well worth it! From the tenderness of the meat to the crispiness of the skin, this is sure to make heads turn. Before cooking the pork and letting it simmer, remember to make slits on the skin. This is to ensure that all the delicious flavors from the bay leaves, garlic, and black peppercorns, are infused in the meat. Make sure to also dry the pork thoroughly after boiling—this is the secret to achieving that crisp skin!