Crispy Skin Pork Belly



  • 1.5 kg piece Pork Belly
  • 2tbl Fennel Seeds
  • 1tbl dried ginger
  • 1tbl Chinese five spice
  • 1tbl paprika
  • 1tbl Cooking Oil
  • Sea salt


  1. Crush Fennel seeds and mix with other spices 
  2. Slice through skin of pork belly at 1cm intervals using sharp knife 
  3. Pour boiling water over skin.
  4. Then pat dry
  5. Turnover and rub spice mix over meat side of pork belly
  6. On Skin side massage in oil and sprinkle liberally with salt.
  7. Place in fridge for at least an hour -preferably longer to allow skin to dry out.
  8. Place pork belly on solid tray near top of oven
  9. Select Fan+Grill (230°C for 25 minutes)
  10. Change function to Steam+hot air 140C for 1 hour 30 minutes.
  11. Then finish with Fan+Grill 230 c for a further 5 – 10 minutes or until crispy.