Slow Roasted Belly of Pork

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Slow Roasted Belly of Pork

Rolled Slow Roasted Belly of Pork – Seasoned and Roasted to Perfection

Preparation Time: 5 Minutes to saute and roll Slow Roasted Belly of Pork. We recommend to leave overnight to marinate although you can cook straight away if necessary.

Cooking Time: About 3 Hours

Serves 6


Stick of Celery

Generous Amount of Black Pepper

1tbls Sea Salt

Bunch of Oregano

Fresh Basil

3 tbls of Olive Oil

2kg Pork Belly

50cm Butchers String

Cooking Method for Slow Roasted Belly of Pork 

Preheat oven to 200C/Gas 6.

Chop Celery into rings and Sauté with herbs, pepper and salt.  Mix with half the Olive Oil.

Place the Pork Belly skin down on your chopping board, generously apply and rub the sautéed herb mix onto the pork meat.

Carefully roll up and tie tightly with the butcher’s string.

Leave to marinate overnight where possible.

Rub the remaining olive oil on the skin and apply a generous amount of sea salt.

Place in the oven on a rack or in a deep tray for half an hour.

Lower the heat to 160C/Gas 4 for 2 hours.

To get the best crackling, for the final 30 minutes turn the heat up to 220C/Gas 7.

For best results leave to rest for 10 Minutes before serving.

Serving Suggestion: Carve up and present on a serving board/platter.

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    Belly Pork

    The pork belly is renowned for its soft texture and crisp crackling when cooked slowly. It has a good balance of fat so outstanding moisture and flavour.
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