Sweet and sticky pork belly

Slice and serve with pan juices and steamed pak choy.
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Recipe from: 15 Januaray 2016
Preparation time: 20 min
Cooking time: 2h 30 min


  • 1.5
    boneless pork belly
  • 3
    chicken stock for the marinade
  • 2
    garlic, crushed
  • 1
    knob ginger, grated
  • 1/2
    orange juice
  • zest of one orange
  • 1/4
    thick soy sauce
  • 1/4
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks
  • 3
    star anise
  • 1
    mild chilli sauce
  • 2
    palm sugar or brown sugar
  • a few drops of sesame oil
  • fresh coriander
  • 200
    pak choy
Servings: Change Serving


Preheat oven to 160°C. Mix together all the marinade ingredients. Place pork belly in a shallow bowl and pour over marinade. Marinate for 1 hour.

Transfer to an ovenproof dish, cover with stock and cook for 2½ hours. Remove from oven. Reserve pan juices. When cool enough to handle, remove skin using a sharp knife.

Score fat and brush with reserved pan juices. Place under a low grill, baste with pan juices regularly and grill until golden.

Words and image: Fairlady

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