Crispy Pata


  • 4 pig's trotters
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon MSG
  • Oil for deep frying


  1. Wash the pig's trotters under running water and place in a large pan. Cover completely with cold water. Bring to a boil and season with salt, pepper and MSG. Cover the pan with a tight fitting lid, lower the heat and simmer gently until meat is cooked.
  2. Drain meat.
  3. Heat the oil in another large pan until it is almost smoking.
  4. Deep fry trotters for a few minutes until the skin is golden and crispy.

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