Lechon Pizza by Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut's Lechon Pizza

After trying so hard not to order Pizza Hut’s new offering, I finally indulged last Christmas eve.  My mom has been craving for Lechon for the longest time.  Since it’s noche buena time and we didn’t prepare anything.  We decided to order delivery for our mini celebration.

I remembered that mom loves pizza too so I figured that we should just try out Pizza Hut’s holiday offering, Lechon Pizza.  Perfect combination, isn’t it?

I’ve been hearing a lot of good things about Pizza Hut’s Lechon Pizza.  Even if the thought of it conjures up images of a defibrillator and a massive heart attack, sometimes you just have to indulge.  Sinfully good food sometimes has its way of finding itself sitting right in front of you.  With all the calories and cholesterol this pizza must have, I know that this had to be a once in a blue moon treat.  And what better time to have such a rich and cholesterol heavy pizza than on Christmas Eve for our Noche Buena.

So, I called Pizza Hut Delivery a few hours before Christmas eve.  I got a busy tone, so I tried again and still it was busy.  I must have tried quite a few times, but I still wasn’t able to get through.  I was beginning to feel that it would be almost near impossible to reach them in time for our Noche Buena.  Well, when everything fails, try going online.  And what do you know, Pizza Hut allows us to order online too!!  Woohoo!! Oh the wonders of technology and how it can oftentimes be a saving grace when it comes to a lot of things, even ordering food.  I love it!

Pizza Hut’s Holiday offering comes in 2 sizes:

  • Medium Size (10″) – Php 329
  • Large Size (14″) – Php 499

It was a no-brainer that we ordered the medium size hahaha!  Kidding aside, I was delighted to find out that they have “Holiday Feast” offerings.  One option has spaghetti included while the other one has an ultimate cheese pizza.  We ordered Feast 2 which has the extra pizza.

pizza hut holiday feast

I was pretty excited to find out what Lechon Pizza looked like.  Apparently, the lechon skin is separate from the pizza itself.  They provided instructions on what to do with it: crack it into bite-sized pieces, put on top of pizza and enjoy it.

The lechon skin was unbelievably thin.  I guess all the fats were dissolved when it was fried.  Doesn’t feel too greasy which is cool!

balat lechon pizza hut

The Pizza itself can be eaten as it is, without the skin, but I think what we all love most about Lechon is really that crispy skin.  So, of course, we decided to put it on our pizza.  Aside from the crispy skin topping, the pizza itself is already loaded with tons of cheese and a whole  lot of roasted pig (the lechon).  I still can’t believe the combination, lechon and pizza all in one.  Whoever came up with this idea is just a genius in my opinion.  Definitely not a friend for those on a diet, but this is a welcome treat for any Filipino celebration.

The lechon pizza was so delicious, but it was definitely a heavy pizza.  I was only able to eat 1 slice of it before becoming immediately full.   I’m not sure if I was already full, or if the pizza itself is just that heavy in calories that it really fills you up that much.  In any case, I think this is a great price for how much you get.  1 to 2 slices, and you’re full right away!

lechon pizza before meal pizza hut

I asked my mom for feedback as well.  She told me it was good especially because it’s new and unique!  I felt it was a good variant.  Hopefully, Pizza Hut will consider having their lechon pizza as a permanent pizza variant.  Well, let’s see.

If you haven’t tried Pizza Hut’s Lechon Pizza then I suggest you do.  You have until January 15, 2011 to order it.  We finally tried it and we loved it.  It’s definitely not your everyday ordinary pizza, but it’s something that’s definitely a welcome treat especially for us who love lechon! :)

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Lechon Pizza
available at all Pizza Hut Branches

November 16, 2010 to January 15, 2011
(02) 911-11-11


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  • http://www.bakerscup.org kayenne

    had it (same package) for the office party on the 23rd. the skin was more of a chicharon, than really skin… and the packet we got was rancid. FYI, the “skin” comes from the commissary and not made fresh in-store. the meat itself tasted good… but all in all… i find that it’s nothing to really write home about. i hate that their poster ad shows the sauce served separately, but in reality, the sauce was already drizzled when delivered. would’ve been nice if the sauce was served as a dipping sauce, ala Domino’s.

    what i miss was their original 7-cheese ultimate cheese pan pizza from a few years back… Mmm…

  • Daniel Escurel Occeño

    Hi Roch, I cannot wait to try it. There is no Pizza Hut restaurant here in Gubat not even as far as Legaspi City malls – a two hour drive. Hopefully GREENWICH PIZZA will carry their own version so at least we can get it in Sorsogon City, a forty-five minutes drive driving a Toyota or the speed of a jeepney ride. The oven style of cooking could make the skin crunchy if you eat it early enough, for those with good teeth or dentures, or the spaghetti and pasta and lasagna is OK at Pizza Hut. The deep-dish pizza at pizza hut is my favorite crust. If cooked correctly, it has a slight crunch and melts in your mouth. I do not think they cook it that way anymore. Back to cardboard rubbery crust.

  • http://www.theladyprogrammer.com Gem

    Lechon pizza.. heard this from another blogger but didn’t pay much attention to it (because he gave a negative feedback though). I’d like to try this and I hope this is also available here in Baguio.

    I couldn’t share this one with my parents though, due to health reasons. Also ordering online isn’t available yet in my place.

  • http://www.focalglass.com Photoblogger

    oh my gosh achi, I actually Salivated when I read this :p hahahaha. This is definitely one of the things that I will try during my cheat day of the week

  • Nell Nazarea

    Roch! We tried this on new year’s eve! The portions were too big as they only made 6 slices of it. Too large for such a decadent pizza that we had to halve each slice. Everyone except my pizza-loving brother could only eat one of those half-slices, and he could down only two. It tasted good, kudos to Pizza Hut for doing good in this experiment, but this is really heavy food and not reasonable for regular consumption.

  • Jojo Webmail

    terrible looking pizza, looks like vomit all over. i hate it.