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Sweet and sticky pork belly


pork belly recipe South Africa

Ingredients 13
Servings 4
Time 45 min

Ingredients

  • 1,5
    kg
    pork belly
  • 1/2
    cup
    smooth apricot jam
  • 80
    ml
    Worcestershire sauce
  • 6
    cloves
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
    medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1
    handful
    grated fresh ginger
  • 2
    red chillies, finely chopped
  • 1/2
    cup
    white vinegar
  • 1/2
    cup
    apple juice
  • 1/2
    cup
    apple cider vinegar
  • 5
    ml
    paprika
  • 10
    ml
    barbecue spice
  • salt and pepper to taste
 

Method

45 min
 

Boil the pork belly with onion for 15–20 minutes. Put aside. 

In a saucepan, mix all the remaining ingredients together, cook on low heat until reduced and thickened.

Place the pork belly in a baking tray. Remove the skin, lightly score large diamond shapes onto the pork belly. 

Pour the glaze over the pork belly. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 180 degrees, or until the glaze is sticky and caramelised. 

Serve with creamy mashed potato


TIP:You can use substitute brown sugar should you not prefer the taste of apricot jam.


Recipe shared with permission from Zanele van Zyl, a South African entrepreneur and chef who loves to share her excitement for delicious food.


Her cookbook of simple, delicious meals is available now.
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