Crispy pork belly ribs

Recipe from: 16 October 2015
recipe, ribs, lunch

Ingredients 12
Servings 6
Time 00:10


  • 1-1.5
    pork belly ribs, cut through
  • 15
    olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 5
    large potatoes, peeled and cut into quarters – lengthwise
  • 4
  • handful
    fresh parsley
  • handful
    fresh basil
  • handful
    fresh dill
  • handful
    fresh mint
  • juice from one lemon
  • 1
    olive oil
  • 1
    crushed garlic



Preheat the oven to 200 degrees Celsius.

Score the skin of the belly and rub the ribs with olive oil and seasoning.

Place in a large oven safe roasting tray, cover and roast for 3 hours at 150 degrees Celsius.

Parboil the potatoes for 6 minutes and drain. Set aside.

For the green sauce; place the chopped herbs with lemon juice, olive oil and garlic in a pestle and mortar and grind it up until combined. Set aside.

After roasting time, remove the lid and leave the pork to crisp up, about 15 minutes – you can set the oven to 180 degrees Celsius for this. Be sure to check it regularly.

Remove the meat form the roasting dish, add the potatoes – to roast in the pork fat - and roast for 20 minutes.

Remove from oven, turn the potatoes over and add the honey – be sure to cover the potatoes.

Roast for another 15 minutes until sweet and sticky.

Serve crispy pork belly ribs with green sauce and potatoes.

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