Chicharong Bulaklak (Fried Ruffle Fat)

Chicharong Bulaklak

Sometimes, food becomes more delicious when it’s forbidden. Masarap talaga kapag bawal, no? Just like this Chicharong Bulaklak (Fried Ruffle Fat) — crispy, fatty goodness that is five notches above all crispy pork dishes!ย  It’s actually one of my favorites but I seldom eat it because even though it tastes so good, it’s very unhealthy because of its high fat content.

This ECQ though, and stress eating, and a neighbor that sells frozen ruffle fat. Well, it just makes me want to indulge my tastebuds a little. And so malutong na Chicharong Bulaklak happened…

 

Ruffle Fat Boiling in Salted Water

What is Ruffle Fat?

Ruffle Fat is not actually FAT. It is that thing that holds the coil of the pigโ€™s intestines together. When that coil is taken away, it yields this flowery thing that is the ruffle fat.

How Do You Cook It?

You wash it until very clean and boil it in salted water until tender. Then you cut it into smaller pieces and season it with salt. It is then frozen and fried to a crisp the next day.

 

This is best eaten dipped in spicy vinegar and paired with steamed rice OR it can also be beer chow.

If you’re on Keto or LCIF or on a low carb diet, I bet this is gonna be one of your favorite snacks. Don’t overindulge, though.

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Chicharong Bulaklak (Fried Ruffle Fat)

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

Scale
  • 1kg pork ruffle fat
  • water for boiling
  • 2 tbsp rock salt
  • canola oil for frying

dipping sauce

  • ยผ cup vinegar
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • a pinch of salt
  • bird’s eye chili

Instructions

  1. Boil ruffle fat in water with 1 tbsp rock salt until tender.
  2. Then drain and cut into bite size pieces.
  3. Season with 1 tbsp rock salt. Mix well.
  4. Refrigerate for a few hours.
  5. Make the dipping sauce: Just combine vinegar, garlic and pinch of salt. Mix well. Set aside for later.
  6. Fry ruffle fat in canola oil until a little brown and crisp.
  7. Serve with the spicy vinegar dipping sauce and steamed rice.

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27 Responses

  1. Sarap po niyan momsh.. Gusto ko po yan yung crispy… Yay.. Masarap papain.. Heheh

  2. Ansarap nitO momsh pag sawsaw sa suka. Ansaraap papakin. No worry ako kapag kumain ako nito kse anemic nman ako haha. Iblove this tlaga๐Ÿ’™

  3. Mahilig ako mga ma cholesterol tlaga and this one is my favorite ..may natutunan nanaman ako sa blog mo momsh yun Ruffle Fat pla tawag dito in english bukod sa natututo ako sa mga recipes mo.. Very Helpful and informative โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ‘Œ

    1. Eto ung Masarap pero bawal pag napadami hehehehehe…
      Miss to eat this..Daming ganito dati sa last work ko..Namiss ko tuloy magwork..
      Pero now I know how to cook by myself ..Matry nga din po ito

  4. Mams,panu yan f wala ako refrigerator hehehe…wanna try this pa namn…Ynx foer sharing

    1. erfect pang ulam pwede din pam pulutan tapos may masarap at maanghang na sawsawan ๐Ÿ‘Œ

  5. Sarap papakain at pulutan *oops still may Liquior ban* ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

  6. Haha.. I’ve tried cooking it after i saw your post in FB…and my family loves it! Yum.. Yum.. Yum..๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  7. Ganito pala to lutuin. Usually kais bili nalang ako dahil never pa ako nakakita ng nagluluto nito dito sa amin sa bahay. Masubukan nga to โ˜บ๏ธโ˜บ๏ธ

  8. Naku,.. Talagang mapapa extra rice ka talaga nyan sa sarap…๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‹

    1. Sabi nila Masarap daw Pag Bawal hehehe pero pag ganitong pagkain hahaah walang bawal bawal..Namiss ko tuloy kumain nito tapoa may sukang maanghang..perfect na pangulam at pangpulutan yan hahahha..
      Now I try it on my own..thanks mommy peach

  9. Nice!! Thanks for sharing your recipe with us mommy peach. Favorite ko po to, Everytime mag mall kami Hindi pwedeng Wala akong dalang ganito pag uwi ..super sarap Lalo kapag spicy ang sawsawan..โค๏ธ
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  10. Unang luto ko Ng chicharon bulaklak PO mapait haha. Epic fail Hindi ko Alam Kung bakit. Nilinisan ko nmn PO mabuti. Buti nlng may recipe. Ito nlng gagayahin ko. ๐Ÿ˜‹ Super sarap. Pwede na sa cheat day wag Lang arawarawin

  11. Tama nga Mommy Peach, masarap ang bawal pero masaya. hehe! Easy na easy pa rin ito.

  12. Kailanga pala ifridge para maging crispy hehe kaya pala d crispy ung niluto ko kase mali ang process…salamat po s pagshare next time alam ko na ang tamang pagluto.

  13. Saraap nito lalo na pag crunchy tapos sawsaw sa sukang may siki . Siguradong ubos agad๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜‹The best Mamsh๐Ÿ˜

  14. Masarap talaga ang bawal. Sobrang sarap nito isawsaw sa maanghang na suka. Hindi ko talaga ito tatantanan.

  15. Nagluto kami nyan mommy last bday ng anak ko,, inihaw namin (pero marinated na sya) nkaisang piraso lang po ako, ang lakas ng tama sa batok ko ๐Ÿ˜‚hblood feels agad. Kaya ingat din sa pagkain neto mga mommy

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutterโ™ฅ. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more โ†’

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