Honestly this a bite of heaven. On the rare occasion, when you want to indulge in some pork belly, you will be a super star with this simple recipe.
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 2hours
Total Time 2hours15minutes
Author International Cuisine
1 lb.pork belly
1lime cut in wedges, to garnish
salt to taste
Pat the pork belly dry
Mix together the baking soda and salt and rub it on the pork skin
Let it sit uncovered in the refrigerator for a couple hours
Rinse off the salt and baking soda and cut the pork belly into small pieces about 1/3" leaving the skin attached to the belly.
Put the pork belly in a skillet or wok and cover with water. Let the pork belly braise for a hour or two until the water evaporates and you only have fat left in the pan, Make sure to do this slowly over a low heat.
Once the pork fat has rendered, turn up the heat to high and fry until crispy and golden.
Drain excess fat on a paper towel and salt to taste