April 7, 2014

Isaw Skewers

I love eating street foods but this is not recommended especially if you have a very sensitive digestive system. However, you can still enjoy eating these street foods by making your own at home. The first one I will share is the isaw ng baboy (small intestine of pork).

Skewed Isaw (cooked like adobo before broiling)
You will need:
1 kilo pork isaw, cut into 1” long
½ cup soy sauce
½ cup vinegar
1 medium sized onion, chopped
1 head garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1 tsp ground pepper
½ cup melted butter for pasting

Here’s how to do it:
Combine all the ingredients except butter. Bring to boil and simmer until isaw is cooked. Do not cover while cooking to liberate the excess acidity of the vinegar. Cool and skew using bamboo stick. Reserve the sauce.

For pasting: Combine the sauce and melted butter.

Broil over charcoal with frequent brushing using the paste mixture.

Serve with spiced vinegar.

Isaw Skewers served with spiced vinegar

On my next post, I will share how to make another famous street food. The kwek-kwek.
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  1. Oh, I love isaw!!! I only get to eat these in UP. They do not sell isaw (na baboy) where I live.

  2. wow! super sarap naman nito. This is one thing, I missed so bad in Pinas..:) Thanks for sharing the recipe.:)

  3. Wow, magisaw party na tayo when we see each other! :) And for sure, this is clean and hygienic. Tapos may sukang maanghang at kanin, ok na!

  4. Awww! I miss isaw already. Sarap naman nyan sis.

  5. looks appetizing!!! if the isaw is cleaned properly.. no problem in my sensitive digestive system hehe :)

  6. I only ate isaw once in college in UP before a project. Good thing it was dark! Haha!

  7. Omg I'm salivating this is one of my favorites yummm....send me some isaw plssss.. I can eat all that seriously.

  8. Wow, looks really yum, daddy A. Would you believe I was only able to eat isaw just once in my entire life?! Yung isaw na like what you did ha. Ewan ko nga ba bakit, wawa naman ako! Haha! I love pork isaw pa naman, like yung sahog sa papaitan and the like, pero yung inihaw, once pa lang ako nakakain, kaloka! :-)

  9. Super sarap naman! grabi kong na miss ito its been so long talaga hindi ko natikman to..:) Thanks for sharing

  10. Wow, such great photo...the isaw looks go delicious!

  11. I have not eaten isaw but I would definitely like to know your recipe on kwek kwek. Some of my kids like it.

  12. I love isaw!!! Is it tough to clean the insides, though? Waiting for your kwekkwek post. That's my pinaka-favorite.

  13. This street food looks like the Satay that we have here. HAven't tried it before but it looks yummy.

  14. I remember my college days tuloy, haha, puro isaw. Anyway, my husband will surely love this recipe. He's been experimenting on the right timpla ng sauce for pork and chicken barbecue.

  15. Confession: I have not eaten isaw yet...