Chinese Style Crispy Pork Belly

Chinese Style Crispy Pork Belly by LoudStellar







Chinese Style Crispy Pork Belly
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Serves: 3-4
  • 1 lb pork belly
  • 5 cups of water
  • 4 tsp salt, divided
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp rock salt
  1. Boil water with 2 teaspoon of salt in a pot.
  2. Add the pork belly and cook until tender. Around 40 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, add the remaining salt, sugar, five spice powder, and ground black pepper. Mix well to combine.
  4. When the pork is tender, remove from pot and let it rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400F.
  6. Rub the seasoning to the meat not coating the skin.
  7. Poke the skin with fork and wipe dry the excess fat from skin with paper towel
  8. Place in a small rack over a baking pan.
  9. Rub the skin with rock salt.
  10. Bake in the preheated oven for 1 hour.
  11. Slice and serve.


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