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Warek Warek 2

Warek Warek

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino


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
  • salt


  1. 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
  2. Remove from pot then drain pork pieces.
  3. Season pork with salt and black pepper and then baste it with 1/4 cup of the lemon juice.
  4. Broil pork for 5 minutes in each side or until crispy.
  5. 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.
  6. Place in a large platter then serve.