Inihaw na Liempo (Calamansi Version)

Inihaw na Liempo (Calamansi Version)

Here’s is another take on a Inihaw na Liempo – Filipino Grilled Pork Belly. This is just 5 ingredients and could not be easier and delicious.

Inihaw na Liempo (Calamansi Version)

Recipe by Felice TakamatsuCourse: Lunch, DinnerCuisine: FilipinoDifficulty: Easy


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You can scale this recipe up if needed. Below shows the ratios for one pound of pork belly.


  • 1 pound pork belly, sliced 1/2 inch thick

  • 1/2 cup calamansi juice

  • 1/2 cup low sodium soy sauce

  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced

  • Fresh crack black pepper


  • In a small bowl or mason jar, combine calamansi juice, soy sauce, garlic, and black pepper.
  • Add pork belly into a into a resealable plastic bag or container with tight fitting lid, add in marinade. Make sure all the meat is submerged in the marinade and marinate for at least 3 hours or overnight is best.
  • The next day, heat up your grill (or air fryer) and cook meat on each side for about 3-4 minutes per side. When flipping, baste with marinade (the one you set aside day prior). Flip back and forth until pork belly is completely cooked – about 20 minutes total cook time.

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