Crispy Pata

Oct 01, 2022


  • 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 saucepan 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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