Pork belly fried until crisp. Season with salt or Cajun seasoning immediately after frying so it will stick.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
6 mins
total:
11 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Heat about 4 inches of oil in a deep-fryer or large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Fry pork belly squares in batches until golden brown, about 5 minutes. Drain on paper towels.

  • Heat about 4 inches of oil in another large saucepan to 425 degrees F (218 degrees C).

  • Fry pork belly squares in batches a second time until skin "pops," 30 seconds to 1 minute. Drain on fresh paper towels.

Cook's Note:

These can be put in the refrigerator and reheated in the oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) until sizzling.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

488 calories; protein 5.3g; fat 52.1g; cholesterol 40.8mg; sodium 18.1mg. Full Nutrition
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