La Paz Batchoy Recipe


La Paz Batchoy is a noodle soup made with pork organs, beef, crushed pork cracklings, chicken stock and round noodles. Originated from the district of La Paz, Iloilo City in the Philippines, thus it is referred to as La Paz Batchoy.

La Paz Batchoy is a unique dish. It is best slurped in scalding hot. If not done in the right way, one’s tongue will be burnt for the day; that’s the thrill.

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  • 200 g. fresh miki, washed
  • 300 grams pork kidney
  • 1/4 kilo pork Lapay (spleen)
  • 1/4 kilo pork tenderloin
  • 200 grams pork liver
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, cut into fine strips
  • 1 head garlic, minced
  • 1 medium onion, minced
  • 10 to 12 cups water or any soup stock
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 tablespoons patis (fish sauce)


  • spring onions, chopped
  • toasted garlic (fried separately)
  • 1/2 cup pork cracklings or chicharon, pounded
  • whole raw egg for each bowl serving (optional)


  1. In a large pot, pour in 10-12 c. of stock (from boiled beef and pork bones) and add all broth ingredients and bring to a boil.
  2. Add in pork, kidney, spleen and liver in the pot, let simmer for 20 to 25 minutes until tender, add more stock if necessary.
  3. Remove pork, kidney, spleen and liver from the pot, drain and let cool.
  4. Continue simmering the broth in low heat until ready to serve, season with salt to taste.
  5. Slice the pork, kidney, spleen and liver into thin strips and set aside.
  6. Place noodles in serving bowl and pour boiling stock over the noodles.
  7. Top with pork, kidney, spleen and liver strips.
  8. Garnish with pork cracklings, spring onion and fried garlic.
  9. Add fresh egg, if preferred (optional).
  10. Serve hot.

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