Crispy pork leg or the crispy pata is a recipe cooked by boiling and deep-frying. The first step is to boil the pork leg with spices to tenderize the meat, and the second step is to deep-fry it to achieve a crispy texture.
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- Cleaned pork leg
- 1 tsp ground black pepper
- 1 tsp whole black pepper
- 6 tsp iodized salt
- 2 tsp seasoning mix
- 12 cups of water
- 8 cups cooking oil
- 1 medium-sized onion
- 3 cloves garlic
- Wash your hands and prepare your ingredients and materials.
- Clean and wash the pork leg in running water, soak in water for about 30 minutes to remove blood and odor.
- Drain after soaking.
- Pour and boil the water in a large cooking pot.
- Put the whole black pepper, 4 tsp of iodized salt, 1 tsp of seasoning mix and celery.
- Add the pork leg and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the leg becomes tender.
- After that, remove the tenderized leg from the cooking pot, set aside in a plate until the temperature goes down.
- Rub the leg with 1 tsp of seasoning mix, 1 tsp ground black pepper and 2 tsp of iodized salt.
- Let stand for 20 minutes to absorb the spices.
- Heat a large cooking pot with cover and pour cooking oil.
- Deep-fry the rubbed pork leg, make sure to fry both sides.
- Slice it into bite-sized and dip it with your favorite sauce, enjoy!
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