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Pork Belly Sisig

Pork belly sisig is a popular Filipino dish that's so easy to make at home. Check out this authentic pork belly sisig recipe made from chopped lechon kawali, chicken liver and onion.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: pork belly sisig, pork belly sisig recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 753kcal
Author: Mia


  • 1 kg pork belly
  • 1/4 kg chicken liver
  • 5-6 pieces onion chopped
  • 5 cups water
  • 3 tbsp salt
  • 1 stalk lemon grass
  • 1 tsp whole peppercorn
  • 3 pcs. chili chopped
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4-5 pcs. calamansi juice extracted
  • salt and pepper to adjust seasoning


  • Place pork belly in a large pot then add water, whole peppercorn, salt and lemongrass.
    1 kg pork belly, 5 cups water, 3 tbsp salt, 1 stalk lemon grass, 1 tsp whole peppercorn
  • Bring to a boil until pork is soft and tender. Remove pork from pot and air dry for at least 1 hour.
  • Using the same pot and water used in boiling pork, tip in chicken liver and cook for 5 minutes or until cook through.
    1/4 kg chicken liver
  • Cut pork belly into manageable sizes for frying. Cook in air-fryer for 20-30 mins. at 150°C or until crispy. To cook in pan or oven, see notes below.
  • Let pork belly rest after cooking and cool down. While waiting for pork to cool, fry chicken liver in air fryer for 3-4 minutes.
  • When pork is cool to touch, chopped using a knife into small pieces. Do the same with the chicken liver.
  • Mix together chopped pork belly and chicken liver in a large bowl then add onion, calamansi juice, chilies, soy sauce then season with salt and pepper according to taste.
    5-6 pieces onion, 3 pcs. chili, 2 tbsp soy sauce, 4-5 pcs. calamansi, salt and pepper
  • Gently stir to mix ingredients and distribute evenly. Serve as it is or in a sizzling plate. Bon appetit!


  1. To fry pork belly in a pan, heat enough oil in a pan over medium heat and fry pork belly until golden and crispy.
  2. To cook in oven, place pork belly in baking sheet and cook in the oven at 180°C until crispy.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 753kcal | Carbohydrates: 8.4g | Protein: 75.6g | Fat: 40.9g | Saturated Fat: 17.2g | Cholesterol: 366mg | Sodium: 5320mg | Potassium: 218mg | Fiber: 1.7g | Sugar: 3.4g | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 4mg