Crispy Pork Belly

1. Put pork belly in a deep pot. Add in enough water. Heat on the stove. Bring to boil for 5 mins.

2. Take the pork out and drain.

3. Use a toothpick to poke the pork skin several times.

4. Preheat oven to 200 degree C.

5. In a bowl, mix 1 tsp Chinese cooking wine, 1 tsp light soy sauce, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tsp five spice powder. Brush marinade on the meat.

6. Use foil to make a square box and put pour the marinade into it. Place the pork belly in it with the skin side on the top.

7. In another bowl mix 1 tsp white vinegar, 1 tsp salt and a little baking powder. Brush it on the skin.

Leave it for 30 mins.

8. Sprinkle coarse salt on the surface with a thick layer.

9. Put into oven and bake for 40 mins.

10. Remove the salt layer. Turn to the highest heat. Poke the skin again. Bake for another 20-30 mins. Till the skin turns golden and hard.

Cut with a sharp knife. Since I don’t have one. It’s really hard to get it nicely cut.

It tastes great. Skin is really crispy and meat is tasty.


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