Sticky Chinese Pork Belly

Ian Burnett: "Very sweet but very nice. I cooked the pork in…" Read More


  • 2 1/4 pounds pork belly (rindless, slices chopped in half, each piece being approx. the length of your index finger)
  • 4 1/4 cups chicken (/veg stock)
  • 1 ginger (thumb sized piece of, peeled and finely chopped)
  • 3 cloves garlic (peeled and chopped in half)
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 pinch salt (and pepper)
  • 1 ginger (thumb-sized piece of, peeled and minced)
  • 1 red chilli (finely chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon grass (paste)
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium42% DV1010mg
    Fat226% DV147g
    Protein141% DV72g
    Carbs9% DV26g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories1730Calories from Fat1320
    Total Fat147g226%
    Saturated Fat50g250%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat1320
    Total Carbohydrate26g9%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Vitamin A4%
    Vitamin C6%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Ian Burnett a month ago
    Very sweet but very nice. I cooked the pork in the slowcooker for 7 hours instead but it gave the same results. I made the glaze at the same time I pit thr meat in the slow cooker and just left it all until the evening. All i had to do when we wanted dinner was take thr pork out of the slowcooker, fry the meat a bit and and put on the glaze for 5mins while in the pan. While the glaze was on I did micro rice. Easy no fuss in the evening I like! It might be too sweet for some so I'd suggest maybe turning this into something like duck pancakes with cucumber and spring onions. 🤔 Or steamed buns.
    Richard Warwick a month ago
    very tasty way of cooking belly pork, really simple to cook I found the addition of a sprinkle of fresh toasted sesame seeds just liift it , beautiful with brown basmati
    Jen a month ago
    Turned out brilliant whole family loved it! I left out lemon grass though as we don’t like that!
    Joanne Molloy 2 months ago
    Love this. Made for me and hubby and making again for friends when they come.
    Birtalan 5 months ago
    Too sweet but amazing nonetheless
    It was pretty good. Had some difficulties with the souse and I didn't use it in the end and it was still pretty good.
    Mandi S. 9 months ago
    the best pork belly recipe ever!
    Diaz 9 months ago
    Skipped the spicy, since we wanted something sweet. It turned out really good. I had to change pork belly for loin, since belly was nowhere to be found in my area. That made it a little dry. I would stick to belly if you can find it.
    Lewis Jones 9 months ago
    tastes lovely. sauce spits when cooking, ended up with a few small burns
    Kamau Asad 10 months ago
    Turned out great! Sweet and spicy with crunchy bite.
    virginie commins a year ago
    Very nice in taste but just a tiny dry?? Don’t know why?
    Adrian C. a year ago
    good, but seems like the sauce is missing a little bite
    was a hit. no modifications
    George a year ago
    Beautiful every time, add ramen noodles to the broth after and you’re in for a real treat.
    Kevin Ayers a year ago
    I didn’t have rice wine, but this turned out fabulous. Succulent, juicy, sticky, sweet.
    Marie Cruse a year ago
    Sooo tasty. I didn’t have some of the ingredients but it still tasted unreal.
    Davidson a year ago
    Devine! I slow cooked for two hours first.
    LogisticMart a year ago
    Delicious!! Easy to make it.
    Leigh Swanepoel a year ago
    Delicious!! Easy to make. I made the pork in the pressure cooker and it was simple and delicious.
    Celia a year ago
    Made it for hubby and I last night. Was delicious and will definitely be making again for whole family.
    Mark Wiltsher a year ago
    Very good and the left over broth was great for noodle soup
    I have made this dish so many times missing out an ingredient that I couldn't get my hands on here or there. Made it this evening with everything included (might have gone to 2 supermarkets just to get it all 😂) and it was incredible, the best one i've made yet!
    Stuart K. a year ago
    Tasted amazing BUT it does not take 65 minutes!! You need to slow cook the pork first for 2 hours minimum!
    Kendall Fraser a year ago
    AMAZING. Everyone loved it
    Theia a year ago
    love it!!! it's so delicious! will definitely make this again!!!
    Kaye a year ago
    Great - loved by all the family
    Michelle 2 years ago
    Very tasty, had with boiled rice & veg 👍
    Kate LeBon 2 years ago
    It was much darker than in the picture, not golden at all. But it tasted gorgeous! Would have liked more sauce and I reccomend cooking the jasmine rice in beef stock.
    Marie 2 years ago
    Loved it, bit too salty. Definitely a feature of our next barbecue
    Gerald Chappell 2 years ago
    Very tasty. Would be interesting to mix this with a traditional crispy preparation.