Grilled Pork Belly (Inihaw na Liempo) Recipe

This classic recipe is super easy to prepare and cook!

What makes inihaw na liempo, or grilled pork belly, so delicious? We think it’s the classic smoky flavors that make it so irresisitible. It can also the super tender texture that results from not only the calamansi in the marinade but also the natural tenderness of the pork belly cut. Whatever is the reason why this simple and easy recipe is your favorite, there’s no need to wonder how it’s made with this recipe. Remember to serve it up with your choice of Pinoy sawsawan!

Photo by Mira Angeles

Grilled Pork Belly (Inihaw na Liempo) Recipe

Mira Angeles
This classic recipe is super easy to prepare and cook!
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Resting Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4


Grilled Pork Belly (Inihaw na Liempo) Ingredients

  • 1 kilo Pork
  • 1/2 Cup Calamansi Juice
  • 2 tablespoons Fish Sauce (Patis)
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon Black Pepper


  • Marinate pork belly with calamansi, patis, salt, and ground pepper. Set aside in the refrigerator to marinate for one hour up to overnight.
  • Preheat the charcoals on a grill. Put the pork belly one by one on the hot grills and cook until browned. Serve with vinegar with chili and garlic.
Keyword grilled pork belly, liempo recipe, classic
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