Warek Warek is a pork offal dish of twice cooked pork ear and collar, first boiled then broiled, seasoned with lemon, ginger, onion, garlic and chillies then tossed in mayonnaise
- 500 g fatty pork neck
- 500 g pork ears (use only the thickest parts near the head)
- 1 thumb sized ginger, finely chopped
- 1 large onion, finely chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, pounded with skin on
- 4 pcs birds eye chillies, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup Calamansi juice or lemon juice
- ⅔ cup mayonnaise
- 2 pcs bay leaf
- 2 bird’s eye chillies, chopped finely
- freshly ground black pepper
- In a pot add pork, garlic, freshly ground black pepper, bay leaf and salt. Pour water enough for boiling the meat. Cover the pot then bring to a boil, simmer for 45 minutes or until meat is really tender
- Remove from pot then drain pork pieces.
- Season pork with salt and black pepper and then baste it with 1/4 cup of the lemon juice.
- Broil pork for 5 minutes in each side or until crispy.
- Cut pork pieces into small pieces then place on a mixing bowl. Toss in ginger, chillies, onions, freshly ground black pepper, mayonnaise, lemon juice and salt.
- Place in a large platter then serve.