26 Pork Belly Recipes for you to Indulge on
Mmmmmm! Pork belly, every pork lover would agree this is one of the best cuts of pork meat, it contains the right balance between skin, fat and meat giving it the perfect texture, perfect flavour and perfect looks compared to the other pork cuts. It can be cooked in many different ways, where it can be crispy, fork tender, melt in your mouth or even served with a firm bite. Flavours can also vary from sour, sweet, savoury, spicy and creamy. Cooking methods can vary too, like steamed, grilled, fried, baked, braised or in soups. With all that versatility the results regardless of how you prepare them are all delicious, that is why today we are sharing 27 Pork Belly Recipes for you to Indulge on.
Hakka Style Deep Fried Pork Belly
With its tapioca starch coating, this is twice as crispy, yet the insides are quite sticky, add to that some Chinese spices and preserved tofu, it is certainly one of the most interesting on this list but delicious.
Lechon without the fuss, no bones just tender meat and crispy skin
Pork Belly and Tofu Kimchi Jjigae
This Korean dish is one of the best spicy soups you will ever have
Japanese Braised Pork Belly (Buta no kakuni)
Yup, the Japanese love pork belly too!!!
Pork Belly and Mango Salsa Banh Mi
This bread from Vietnam has all the texture, flavours, colours and nutrition you need in an easy to consume package.
Pork Belly and Sweet Potato Hash
Roasted pork belly served with potatoes, onions, red wine vinegar and honey, this hash is certainly one of the best out there.
Chorizo, Pork Belly and Chickpea Casserole
Flavours and Spices is what this dish has, all you need is a nice crusty bread to soak all of those wonderful sauces
Crispy Pork Curry
Level up curry dish served with very crispy pork belly.
Twice cooked pork belly, first pressure cooked then deep fried to achieve a tender meat and crispy skin, it is then served with sweet liver sauce.
It’s not just the skin that is crispy even the outer layer of meat is crispy too!
Just look at that skin, that defines it all.
Tender pork belly braised on a sweet soy sauce mixture with shiitake mushrooms and Asian aromatics, nom nom nom
The Koreans certainly knows how to grill their meat, one of the best dishes you can get from that cuisine is this.
Italian pork roasted to crispy perfection, seasoned with garlic, rosemary, fennel, chillies and other herbs served in a crusty bread bun.
Lechon con Tokwa
Prepared with a mix of lechon kawali and fried tofu served over a sweet and savoury sauce, it is the best of both worlds.
This Filipino style ham from Bulacan is made with pork belly marinated in pineapple juice and beer then served with meted and singed sugar on top.
Crispy Pork Belly Chips
I am sure you will agree this is better than any potato chips or corn chips!
Inasal na Liempo
One of the tastiest grilled pork dishes you will try, marinated in a mixture of calamansi, ginger, garlic, lemon grass, and coconut vinegar, it certainly is Yum!
Pork belly served as a complete meal, with tropical vegetables all you need is rice.
An even better version of the above specially if you are lazy, basically the same thing but it was stir fried with rice.
Sinigang na Sinangag
Not your average sinigang, instead of being served as a soup this one the flavours are infused on the rice and pork, vegetables are served tempura style then pork is deep fried to crispy perfection.
Momofuku Style Pork Buns
Do I need to say more? Just look at that beauty.
Chairman Mao’s Red-Braised Pork
If it’s the favourite of Mao Zedong then this dish says a lot.
No ramen is complete without this.
The tastiest pork belly dish you will ever try, its sour, its sweet, its salty and very garlicky.
A good pork belly deserves a good broth that is served with it.