Pork belly with plum cabbage

By admin
17 December 2013

Enjoy this delicious pork belly served with plum cabbage on the side.

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Serves 4

Preparation time: 15 min

Cooking time: 3 hours

800 g pork belly

15 ml (1 T) oil

salt and pepper

30 ml (2 T) honey

10 ml (2 t) cumin seeds

5 ml (1 t) dry chilli flakes

¼ red cabbage, shredded

1 beetroot, grated

5 plums, cut into wedges

30 ml (2 T) water

45 ml (3 T) brown sugar

1        Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

2        Score the pork fat with a sharp knife and put meat, fat side up, on a wire rack over a roasting pan. Rub the meat with the oil and season with salt and pepper. Roast for 1 hour.

3        Remove the park from the oven and baste with the pan juices. Return to the oven for 1½ hours, basting every 15 minutes.

4        Mix the honey with the cumin and chilli flakes and brush over the pork. Increase the oven temperature to 220 °C and return the meat to the oven for 30 minutes or until golden on top.

5        Put the cabbage, beetroot, plums and water in a pot over medium heat. Sprinkle the sugar on top and cook, covered, for 10 minutes or until tender.

6        Carve the pork and serve on the red plum cabbage.

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