Pork belly

By Drum Digital
18 July 2019



1kg pork belly

1 Tbsp cardamom

1tsp cloves

5 garlic cloves whole

3 star anise

440 ml hunters gold

3/4 cup apple juice

1- 2 cups sea salt (depending on how much covers the pork belly skin)


  • Preheat the oven to 180 degrees
  • In a roasting pan
  • Pour salt on skin of pork belly to form a thick layer, spread salt all over pork belly making sure no skin shows.
  • One pork is covered in salt, add all the other ingredients to the roasting pan.
  • Place in the oven for 1 hour, salt will turn into a thick crust, remove from oven and remove the crust.
  • Increase the oven to 220 degrees and return the pork belly for a further 45 minutes. Crackling should be crispy, if not return until crispy

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