Aromatic Pork Belly in the Oven

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • one hour and 40 minutes
  • 5 servings

Don’t think about slow cooking only for holidays! Next weekend, make a reunion with your family or friends and cook a tender and flavored steak! We recommend you the pork belly because it’s crispy on the outside, but juicy inside. This kind of steak matches perfectly with some baked vegetables!

Ingredients Needed for Aromatic Pork Belly in the Oven

¼ cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves 1 tablespoon lime juice 1 teaspoon paprika powder 2 tablespoons of chopped dill salt pepper 2 pounds of pork belly 1 red onion 1 jalapeno pepper 1 cup tomato sauce forest fruits sauce

How to Cook Aromatic Pork Belly in the Oven

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C.
  2. Put the olive oil in a small bowl.
  3. Chop the garlic and add it in the olive oil.
  4. Add the lime juice, the paprika powder, the dill, some salt, and pepper.
  5. Mix all the ingredients.
  6. Dry the pork belly and cut the skin horizontally and vertically, deep enough to go to the fat but not so deep as to cut the meat.
  7. Coat the pork belly with the olive and paprika mixture, but set aside about 1 tablespoon of it.
  8. Cut julienne the red onion and add it in the remaining olive oil mixture.
  9. Add the sweet potato slices and the jalapeno pepper cut in halves.
  10. Combine the vegetables with the sauce.
  11. Put the pork belly and the vegetables on a baking tray.
  12. Bake them for 45 minutes.
  13. Remove the tray from the oven and coat the pork belly with the tomato sauce.
  14. Bake it for 80 more minutes.
  15. Slice the pork belly and serve it with baked vegetables.

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