Easy Baked Pork Belly

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 1231kcal
Author: Lord Byron's Kitchen
An indulgent dish that takes hold of your senses and doesn't apologize - Easy Baked Pork Belly is slightly spicy with hints of saltiness and sweetness; it's super moist and super delicious!
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Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork belly, skin removed and cut into 2 inch cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 4 stalks green onions, chopped

Instructions

  • Place all of the ingredients (except the sesame seeds, pork belly, and green onions) into a large bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the pork belly pieces and toss to coat with the marinade. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.
  • Arrange the pork belly on the baking sheet being careful not to overlap.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Remove from oven, carefully turn each piece over, and bake for 20 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions.  Return to the oven for an additional 10 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 1231kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 123g | Saturated Fat: 44g | Cholesterol: 163mg | Sodium: 717mg | Potassium: 474mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 4% | Vitamin C: 3% | Calcium: 3.7% | Iron: 9.9%