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chicharong bituka with cayenne pepper
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A popular dish in the Philippines, that is usually served with beer. A deep-fried pork intestine that is enjoyed by Filipinos.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Pork Recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 117kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 1/2 cup Alum crystal (tawas)


  • 1 kg Pork's Intestine
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 cups Oil
  • 1 1/2 cup Vinegar
  • 5 cups Water


Washing and Cleaning of Pork's Intestine

  • Using a faucet, clean the pork's intestine outside and most especially inside. Make sure to remove everything that's in the pork's intestine.
  • Boil water in a large pot. Then, pour it on the pig's intestine after the 1st part of washing.
  • Let it cool, and clean it again using water from the faucet.
  • Now, rub it with salt and vinegar to remove the stinky smell of the intestine. Then, wash it again.
  • Prepare water with alum crystal in a basin.
  • Now, cut the pork's intestine into rounds and soak it into the basin with water and alum crystal for 10 minutes.

Boiling and Frying

  • After 10 minutes, wash the pork's intestine and transfer it into a pot.
  • Season it with salt, ground black pepper, and vinegar. Cover and boil for 15 minutes.
  • After 15 minutes, drain and set aside the pork's intestine.
  • Heat oil in a pot, fry the pork's intestine until half-cooked. Then transfer it into a bowl, refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, heat oil in a pan, and fry the pork's intestine until golden brown.
  • Transfer onto a serving plate. Serve with sauce and enjoy!


Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1180mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg