crispy pata

crispy pata

Crispy Pata

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Crispy Pata

Crispy pata is one of the Filipino delicacies. it is fried pork leg with crispy skin. It is also popular polutan.


  • 1 Pata (pork front leg)
  • 1 tbsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. pepper corn
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda (use to hasten the softening of the pata’s skin)
  • 4 Bay leaves
  • Water for boiling


  1. Clean pata and slit skin (4-5 slits on both sides)
  2. Put in in a deep sauce pan with cover.
  3. Add water , salt pepper and bay leaves.
  4. Bring to boil.
  5. Add baking soda and continue cooking.
  6. If water dries up add boiling water. Meat should not too tender
  7. Drain when done.  Refrigerate overnight to make the skin dry.


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