Pork Belly Asian Takeaway Meal At Home

Master the art of your favorite Asian takeaway meals at home and
spice up family dinners with the authentic flavors of the Orient.



1kg piece pork belly
2 tbs vegetable oil
Sea salt flakes
1 brown onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
5cm-piece ginger, peeled, finely grated
1 long red chilli, finely chopped
1 bunch coriander, washed
2 cups caster sugar
1 cup water
2 tbs fish sauce
2 tbs lime juice
Steamed jasmine rice, to serve



Prepare in just 15 minutes. Cook 1 hour. Serves 4

1. Preheat oven to 220°C. Place pork belly in a roasting pan. Rub skin with 2 tsp of the oil and sprinkle with salt. Roast for 1 hour or until crackling is crisp and meat is cooked.

Transfer to a chopping board. Cover with foil to keep warm. Stand for 1O minutes before slicing.

2. Meanwhile, heat remaining oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 3 minutes or until soft. Add garlic, ginger, chili and chopped coriander roots and cook for 2 minutes.

Add caster sugar and water. Stir until sugar dissolves and comes to the boil. Simmer for 1O minutes.

Add fish sauce and lime juice. Reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes or until thickened. Spoon rice onto plates, top with pork and sauce. Serve with steamed greens and coriander.


Nutritional Information

Per serve: 28g protein, 48g fat (13g saturated fat), 105g carb, 2.5g dietary fiber, 3990 kJ (955 cal).


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