Crispy Pata Recipe
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.
- 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.