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Make the Pulled Roast Beef

Prepare the Lechon Baka Sauce

  • Water 200.0 ml
  • Hickory Smoking Liquid 3.0 ml
  • Brown Sugar 100.0 g
  • Cornstarch Slurry

Make the Creamy Atchara Dressing

Assemble the Sliders

Now, you don’t have to feel intimidated cooking lechon baka. Follow this step-by-step guide for preparing the hearty main and a winning smoky sauce to match. Then, learn how to transform it into succulent pulled roast beef, perfect for making sliders your customers will love.



  1. Make the Pulled Roast Beef

    165 minutes
    • Combine all ingredients, except the beef short plate, in a blender. Process for 10 to 15 seconds or until smooth.
    • Pour mixture over the beef, making sure to cover the entire surface of the meat. Secure with cling wrap and marinate for 24 hours.
    • Remove beef from the marinade. Reserve excess liquid.
    • Cook beef in a preheated 180ºC oven for 20 to 30 minutes or until brown.
    • Cover beef with foil. Lower temperature to 130ºC. Cook beef for another 3 to 4 hours or until very tender.
    • Remove lechon baka from the oven. Let rest to cool down a bit.
    • Using your hands or forks, shred the meat and the fat. Set aside.
  2. Prepare the Lechon Baka Sauce

    15 minutes
    • Combine all ingredients, except the slurry, in a pot. Add reserved marinade.
    • Bring mixture to a boil and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
    • Add cornstarch slurry to thicken.
    • Add some sauce to the pulled roast beef. Set aside.
  3. Make the Creamy Atchara Dressing

    15 minutes
    • Mix all ingredients in bowl. Set aside until ready to use.
  4. Assemble the Sliders

    15 minutes
    • Toss crispy onions with Knorr Chicken Powder.
    • Toast or heat pandesal in a pan with butter.
    • Layer lettuce leaf, pulled lechon baka, and prepared dressing on one side of the pandesal.
    • Top with crispy onions and cover with the other side of pandesal. Secure the slider with a skewer. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
    Serve pulled lechon baka sliders with french fries, potato wedges, or kamote fries.