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Higadillo 1


  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 mins
  • Yield: 5-6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


Higadillo is a FIlipino dish of pork and liver slowly simmered on vinegar, lechon sauce and soy sauce with lots of garlic giving a sweet, sour and savoury flavour.


  • 800 g pork belly, sliced into strips
  • 350 g pork liver, sliced into strips
  • 1 cup lechon sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup cane vinegar
  • ¾ cup water
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 pcs bay leaf
  • 1 red onion, minced
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a pot heat oil then brown pork slices. Remove pork slices from the pot the set aside.
  2. Using the same pot sauté garlic, ginger and onion.
  3. Add the pork liver then stir fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the pork back, place the bay leaves on top then pour the soy sauce, lechon sauce and water, bring it to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes in low heat adding water if needed.
  5. Pour the vinegar and sugar simmer for 10 more minutes or until pork is tender.
  6. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper then serve.