Pressure Cooker Chicharron

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs rind off pork belly
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    teaspoon dried chipotle powder (optional)
  • 1
    teaspoon brown sugar (optional)
  • 2
    cups water
  • 14
    cup vegetable oil (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • cut the pork belly into about 1 inch cubes.
  • place into pressure cooker with about 2 C water and half the salt.
  • cook on high pressure for 80 minutes.
  • quick release the pressure.
  • simmer uncovered until all of the water has cooked away.
  • add vegetable oil if needed, to bring the oil level up to about 3/4 covering the pork.
  • simmer in oil for about 20 minutes or until the pork reaches your desired texture.
  • drain quickly and toss in seasoning while still very hot.
  • serve with fresh lime, corn tortillas, and pico de gallo, pickled onion, cilantro, and/or cotija cheese.
  • spice blend is completely up to you, salt, heat, sweetness are all good compliments.
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