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Grilled Liempo

This recipe will give you a juicy and flavorful grilled liempo every time. It’s easy to prepare and will surely be a crowd favorite!

  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


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1 kg pork liempo, sliced into about 5 cm thick strips
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon dried oregano


In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar, vegetable oil, garlic powder, pepper, and oregano. Mix until the sugar and spices are well combined.
Add the pork liempo and mix until all the pieces are evenly coated with the marinade.
Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Pre-heat the grill to high heat and make sure to lightly grease the grills.
Grill the pork liempo for about 7 minutes each side, flipping at least once or twice for even cooking.
Once the pork liempo is cooked through and slightly charred, remove from heat.
Serve with rice or your favorite side dish and enjoy!


You can adjust the seasoning according to your taste preference.
For best results, marinate overnight.

  • Author: Ava-May Thomson
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Main Course
  • Method: Grill
  • Cuisine: Philippine
  • Diet: Halal


  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 490 kcal
  • Sugar: 2g
  • Sodium: 860mg
  • Fat: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 19g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 6g
  • Fiber: 0g
  • Protein: 37g
  • Cholesterol: 110mg

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