The Chicharon. Don’t we just love its crunchy perfection? Rather than being just a typical go-to pulutan in your neighborhood inuman, here are 5 dishes wherein you can enjoy this low-carb treat!
1. Adobong Sitaw at Kangkong with Chicharon
This Filipino vegetable dish is a variation of the popular adobong sitaw, which Pinoys love to reinvent. Ingredients include snake beans, water spinach, pork rinds, and pork chicharon. It will surely make your mouth water when served with rice.
Click the link for the full recipe: (https://panlasangpinoy.com/adobong-sitaw-at-kangkong-with-chicharon/)
2. Laing with Chicharon
Being both creamy and spicy, this Bicolano dish will make you break a sweat and craving for more. This dish is made of shredded taro leaves, coconut milk, pork rinds, a lot of chili peppers, and topped with chicharon. Just make sure to prepare a glass of water before eating.
Click the link for the full recipe: (https://www.mamasguiderecipes.com/2018/03/24/laing-with-chicharon/)
3. Pakbet Ilocano with Chicharon
Packed with the distinct Ilocano taste, this vegetable-filled dish with bagoong balayan will fill not just your stomach, but your heart as well. This intensely seasoned dish will give you a delightful hint of sweetness, and the chicharon on top will give you that well-deserved crunch.
Click the link for the full recipe: (https://www.yummy.ph/recipe/pakbet-ilocano-with-chicharon-recipe?ref=recipe_related)
4. Pancit Palabok
This fiesta favorite is a noodle dish topped with shrimp, smoked fish flakes, chicharon, and boiled eggs. Being savory and sweet, this light dish is best enjoyed when paired with a slice of bread and smile.
Click the link for the full recipe: (https://cookpad.com/us/recipes/359513-pancit-palabokfilipino-fiesta-noodles)
5. Chicharrón en Salsa Roja
Served with warm tortillas and refried beans, this easy yet flavourful Mexican dish will definitely save you the trouble of worrying what to munch on last-minute lunch dates.
Click the link for the full recipe: (https://inmamamaggieskitchen.com/chicharron-en-salsa-roja-pork-cracklings-in-mexican-red-salsa/)
Do you have your own recipe using pork chicharon too? Share it with us! We’ll be pleased to introduce your original dish to the rest of the world.