How to Cook Pork Bagnet
This is a recipe for crispy pork bagnet,
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs 10 mins
Total Time3 hrs 20 mins
- 2 lbs. pork belly
- ½ cup pork fat or bacon grease
- 2 quarts water
- 1 ½ quarts cooking oil
Pour water in a deep cooking pot. Let boil.
Add pork fat or bacon grease and then put the pork belly into the pot. Cover and boil in medium heat for 2 to 2 ½ hours or until the pork belly becomes very tender.
Remove the pork belly from the cooking pot. Let the temperature cool down to a point wherein you can handle it with your hands. Tap the pork dry with a piece of paper towel. Set aside.
Heat oil in a deep fryer or a deep cooking pot (until it reaches around 350F).
Deep-fry the boiled pork belly for 15 minutes.
Remove from the pot or deep fryer. Let excess oil drip.
Cut into serving pieces. Serve with spicy vinegar or you can also use this as an ingredient to other dishes such as pinakbet and sinigang na may bagnet.
Serve. Share and enjoy!