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Paksiw na Lechon in a white serving bowl
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Paksiw na Lechon

Lechon Paksiw is the perfect use of party leftovers! Made of chopped roast pork, vinegar, liver sauce, and spices, it's a sweet and tangy stew that's delicious with steamed rice!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6
Calories: 788kcal


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and sliced thinly
  • 1 head garlic, peeled and minced
  • 3/4 cup vinegar
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups lechon sauce, homemade or store-bought
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 pounds (about 4 cups) leftover lechon or lechon kawali, chopped into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup liver spread
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a pot over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions and garlic and cook until softened.
  • Add vinegar and water and bring to a boil, uncovered and without stirring, for about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Add lechon sauce and sugar and stir to combine.
  • Add pork and bay leaves.
  • Lower heat, cover and continue to cook for about 15 to 20 minutes or until meat is tender. Add more water in 1/2 cup increments as needed.
  • Add liver spread and stir until well distributed.
  • Season with salt to taste and generously with pepper.
  • Continue to cook for about 8 to 10 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve hot.



Calories: 788kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 57g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 189mg | Sodium: 236mg | Potassium: 631mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 1245IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 3mg