Liempo Recipe


Liempo Recipe

How To Make Liempo

Liempo is the Filipino term for grilled pork belly. It is a popular Filipino dish that you can try out for your next BBQ night.

Prep: 3 hrs
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 3 hrs 30 mins


  • 2 lb pork belly
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 lemon, or 3 to 4 pieces calamansi
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ¼ cup banana catsup
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil


  1. Combine pork belly with the soy sauce, lemon, salt, ground black pepper, garlic and mix well. Marinade the pork belly for at least 3 hours.
  2. In a bowl, pour the pork belly marinade. Add banana catsup and cooking oil. Stir well (This will be the basting sauce).
  3. Grill the pork belly while basting the top part of the pork after flipping it over.
  4. Serve hot with spiced vinegar or toyomansi. Share and Enjoy!


  • Sugar: 1g
  • :
  • Calcium: 21mg
  • Calories: 824kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 109mg
  • Fat: 83g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 39g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Potassium: 356mg
  • Protein: 16g
  • Saturated Fat: 29g
  • Sodium: 1517mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 20IU
  • Vitamin C: 11mg
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