Thursday, 25 April 2013

Crispy Roasted Pork Belly





Ingredients:

Dry rub mix
* 1 teaspoon salt
* 2 teaspoons sugar
* 1 teaspoon 5 spice powder
* 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Cure for the pork skin
* 2 teaspoons salt
* 1 teaspoon vinegar

* 500 gram pork belly ( 1 lbs)

How To (can be done in an oven as well as on a barbecue)
* Score the pork belly 1 finger deep
* Rub it with the dry rub
* Clean and dry the pork skin
* brush it with the cure
* Leave it in the fridge over night or at least 8 hours
* set the oven or barbecue on 200 degrees Celcius or 400 degrees Fahrenheit
* Cook the pork pelly to almost finished  ( about 45 minutes)
* Roast the skin until crisp and the core temperature reaches 68 degrees Celcius 154 degrees Fahrenheit.
 Roasting in the oven can be done by just giving it heat from above.--