Roast Spiced Pork Belly With Apple Sauce

"From Everyday Gourmet and host Justine Schofield (finalist in Australian Masterchef) and fellow finalist Lucas Parsons. Have not included 3 to 4 hours curing time or overnight refrigeration in time estimates."
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Ready In:
1hr 15mins




  • Mix the salt and spices together and rub it all over the pork and let is cure for 3 to 4 hours and then wash the pork belly well and dry with paper towels and place in the fridge uncovered for at least 6 to 8 hours or overnight.
  • Preheat the oven to 250°C.
  • rub the skin of the pork with some oil and salt and then place the pork on a roasting tray skin side up and cook for 15 minutes.
  • Lower the temperature of the oven to 150C and cook for 45 to 50 minutes to get great crackling pork belly can be finished under the grill/broiler.
  • Remove the pork belly and rest for 15 minutes and then slice pork belly thinly and serve with apple sauce.
  • APPLE SAUCE - Place the sugar and vinegar in a medium size saucepan and bring to the boil and then add the apples and cook until tender and then puree and add the lemon juice and set aside to cool.

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