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

Adobong Sitaw at Kangkong with Chicharon by Panlasang Pinoy

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.

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2. Laing with Chicharon

Laing with Chicharon by Mama’s Guide Recipes

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.

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3. Pakbet Ilocano with Chicharon

Pakbet Ilocano by Yummy.PH

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.

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4. Pancit Palabok

Pancit Palabok by Cookpad

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.

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5. Chicharrón en Salsa Roja

Chicharrón en Salsa Roja by Mama Maggie’s Kitchen

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.

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Do you have your own recipes or dishes using pork chicharon too? Share it with us! We’ll be pleased to introduce your original dish to the rest of the world.