Filipino roast pork belly

Filipino roast pork belly


Asian-style pork belly is usually a winner on any table. Add lemongrass and garlic and youll enter another flavour realm.

The ingredient of Filipino roast pork belly

  1. 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  2. 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper
  3. 1 teaspoon sea salt
  4. 2 stalks lemongrass (white part only), finely chopped
  5. 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  6. 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  7. 1.5kg piece pork belly (see note)
  8. Vegetable oil, for brushing
  9. 1 cup caster sugar
  10. 2 long red chillies, chopped
  11. 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  12. Steamed white long-grain rice, to serve
  13. Lemon wedges, to serve

The instruction how to make Filipino roast pork belly

  1. Combine garlic, pepper, salt, lemongrass, lemon rind and juice in a bowl. Rub all over pork belly, except for the skin. Place pork, skin-side up, in a glass or ceramic dish. Cover. Refrigerate overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced.
  3. Line a roasting pan with baking paper. Place pork, skin-side up, in prepared pan. Roast, brushing skin with oil every 15 minutes, for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, place sugar and 1 cup of water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add chilli and vinegar. Simmer for a further 5 minutes. Set aside to cool completely.
  5. Increase oven temperature to 200C/180C fan-forced. Roast pork for a further 30 minutes, without brushing. Increase oven temperature to 240C/220C fan-forced. Roast for a further 10 to 15 minutes or until skin is crisp when tapped with a spoon. Stand for 10 minutes. Serve pork with rice, lemon wedges and chilli sauce.

Nutritions of Filipino roast pork belly

fatContent: 1757.845 calories
saturatedFatContent: 139.1 grams fat
carbohydrateContent: 49.2 grams saturated fat
sugarContent: 92.6 grams carbohydrates
cholesterolContent: 29.2 grams protein
sodiumContent: 180 milligrams cholesterol

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