Recipe for LECHON PAKSIW

Filipino Food - Meat Dishes


The traditional lechon is a whole pig that can serve at least 50 people. It's not uncommon to have leftovers. What do you do with it? Try this easy recipe for lechon paksiw!  A paksiw is a Filipino stew whose essential ingredient is suka (white vinegar).

INGREDIENTS FOR MAKING LECHON PAKSIW


3/4 kg lechon or roasted pork, chopped up

2 cups lechon sauce

1 bay leaf

1/4 cup white vinegar    

about 1 cup water (adjust for desired thickness)

2 tbsp soy sauce

1/3 cup  brown sugar

1 tsp garlic, crushed

sprig of oregano
short cinnamon stick
salt and black pepper to taste

HOW TO MAKE LECHON PAKSIW

Mix the ingredients and simmer gently for an hour.

That's it. Feel free to adjust the ingredients to suit your taste.