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Easy Liempo Inihaw

Marinated pork belly grilled to perfection and served with spicy vinegar and pickled papaya. This is a perfect barbecue dish to serve during tailgate parties or excursions.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: grilled pork belly, inihaw na liempo, liempo
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 1244kcal
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 2 1/2 lbs pork belly

Marinade Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons Knorr SavorRich Pork Liquid Seasoning
  • 5 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons banana ketchup
  • 1/2 piece lemon or 3 pieces calamansi
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 cloves garlic crushed

Basting Sauce ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons banana ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil


  • Arrange pork belly in a large bowl. Add all marinade ingredients including Knorr SavorRich Pork Liquid Seasoning. Mix well. Let it stay for at least 30 minutes.
  • Prepare the basting sauce by combining all basting sauce ingredients in a bowl. Stir until well blended. Set aside.
  • Heat-up the grill. Start to grill the marinated liempo for 3 minutes. Brush basting sauce on the top part and the turn it. Baste and grill the opposite side for 3 minutes. Perform these steps with the same duration of grilling until the liempo gets medium brown. Note: it usually takes 3 cycles to completely cook the pork belly.
  • Remove from the grill. Let the liempo cool down. Slice into serving pieces.
  • Serve with spicy vinegar and papaya atchara. Share and enjoy!


Calories: 1244kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 123g | Saturated Fat: 44g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 2019mg | Potassium: 562mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 8.3mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 2.1mg