Pork Belly With Chilli Jam Crackling

pork belly
00Yields1 Serving
DifficultyBeginnerPrep Time20 minsCook Time3 hrsTotal Time3 hrs 20 mins



 1 kg pork belly
 350 g demerara sugar
 200 g maldon sea salt
 2 bay leaves
 2 Tbsp thaitalian tingler chilli jam

Combine the sugar, salt, water and dried spices to make a brine, mix this well and place the pork belly into this to soak overnight.


Remove the pork belly from the brine and drain well, put a few score marks in a criss-cross pattern on top of the skin only going 1-2mm deep, rub in the thaitalian tingler chilli jam over the skin and sprinkle with a little maldon sea salt.


Place in the oven at 160°C for 180 Minutes.