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Crispy Pata Recipe

Crispy Pata Recipe

Kusina ni Teds
This Crispy Pata Recipe was slow cooked in the oven for 4 hours. Then, it was deep fried until the skin achieved that delicious crispy crackling look.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Filipino


  • 1 piece Whole Pork Leg
  • 8 cups Water
  • 4 stalks Lemongrass
  • 12 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1 piece Onion, chopped
  • 1 cup Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Fine Salt
  • Oil for deep frying


  • Thoroughly clean the pork leg and pat to dry.
  • In a pot, combine water, lemongrass, garlic, onion, salt and ground black pepper. Boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Let it steep and cool to room temperature.
  • Pour marinade over the pork and marinade for 24 hours.
  • Preheat oven to 150 degrees Celsius. Bake for 4 hours.
  • Dap pork leg with water and rub with fine salt.
  • Deep fry pork leg in hot oil until crispy.
Keyword Crispy Pata Recipe