How To Make Crispy Pata

Two Way Cooked Crispy Pork Leg

If I was to tell you my guilty pleasures, this is one of themĀ and it’s soooo good!

I hope you enjoy it too.

How To Make Crispy Pata

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pork leg, deeply pierce the leg to cook evenly
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • Water
  • 2 litres Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper

Instructions

1

In a large deep pot, fill it with water halfway, add onions and garlic.

2

Turn the heat high and bring it to boil.

3

Place the leg and cook for 45-60 minutes.

4

Drain the pork leg completely in a strainer, leaving it for 30 minutes to drip making sure there are no water left in the leg.

5

Heat up the oil in a large deep pot on hight heat

6

Turn the heat to medium, pat the pork leg with kitchen roll to dry the excess water before putting it into the oil. ***Be careful not to drop the pork into the hot oil, it might splatter and it can also spit during cooking!*** You can cover the pot with tea towel but not with the lid.

7

Cook until the leg is crispy and brown.

8

Take it out of the oil carefully and strain the oil before serving with some dipping sauce.