November 29, 2022


Dinakdakan is a popular Ilokano meal made with pork ears, cheeks, jowls, and pork liver tossed in a creamy dressing with calamansi juice, pork brain, and chili peppers. Because theres no pork brain available, I utilized mayonnaise na lang. Maybe next time, Ill get a chance to utilize pork brain.

Ulam o Pulutan? Well, because I dont drink its ulam for me … keep in mind. with unli rice yan ha. Kasi I dont think you can eat simply one serving of rice with Dinakdakan right in front of you. LOL! Tama bachelors degree ko mommies?


I didnt add finger chilies/siling labuyo because Twinkle will likewise be consuming. Syempre, ayaw ng kids ang spicy. Later, that night, this became spouses pulutan. Thats when he added finger chilies na …

To make this Dinakdakan, I just boiled pork ears, cheeks, and pork liver in water skilled with salt, bay leaf, garlic, and peppercorns until tender. Then the hubby grilled it till crispy. To make the sauce, I simply integrated mayo, calamansi juice, liquid seasoning, and sliced onions. I integrated the sauce and the sliced up meat.

How about you mommies? Do you likewise cook Dinakdakan for your family?


Active ingredients.



800g pork ears and cheeks 300g pork liver water for boiling 3-4 bay leaf 1 tsp peppercorns 1-2 tablespoon salt 4 clove garlic, peeled.


1/3 cup mayo juice of 6 calamansi 2 tsp liquid flavoring 1 onion, sliced finger chili, siling labuyo (optional).

Wash and clean the pork ears and pork liver. Simmer for about 20 minutes then get rid of the pork liver. Get rid of pork ears and cheeks from the pot.
Prepare the sauce: Combine the mayo, liquid spices, onions, calamansi juice, and chili, if utilizing, in a small bowl. Put it into the grilled pork and liver and blend well.




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