Lechon sa Hurno
Lechon sa Hurno is an oven baked pork. To make it simple, the pork belly is simmered until fork tender then baked until the skin is crispy
- 1 kilo Pork Bely Slab
- 8 cloves Garlic, chopped
- 1 bulb Onion, chopped
- 2 pieces Thumb - sized Ginger, thinly sliced
- 1 stalk Lemongrass, lightly crushed
- 1/4 cup Salt
- 1/4 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
- 2 - 3 cups Water
- Oil for Basting
Preheat your oven to 250 degrees Celsius.
Thoroughly clean the pork belly slab.
In a pot, combine garlic, onion, ginger, lemongrass, salt, ground black pepper, water and pork belly slab. Boil and simmer until pork belly is tender.
Pat dry the pork belly slab. Score the skin of the pork belly. Baste some oil and sprinkle some salt. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until the skin is crispy.
Served with pinakurat vinegar or liver sauce.