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Paprika Spiced Pork Belly

This flavoursome and cost-effective recipe is best served in thick slices with a spoonful of delicious dressing.

6 people
2 h
Nutrition per serving
  • kcal
    658kcal
  • protein
    51g
  • iron
    1.3mg

Ingredients

    • 1½ kg. pork belly in one piece, rind on, well scored
    • 1 tablesp. smoked paprika
    • 1 teasp. salt
    • 4 tablesp. olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 2 teasp. smoked paprika
    • 2 scallions, chopped
    • 1 tablesp. fresh coriander
    • 1 red chilli, chopped
    • Salt and black pepper

Main

    • 1½ kg. pork belly in one piece, rind on, well scored
    • 1 tablesp. smoked paprika
    • 1 teasp. salt
    • 4 tablesp. olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
    • 2 teasp. smoked paprika
    • 2 scallions, chopped
    • 1 tablesp. fresh coriander
    • 1 red chilli, chopped
    • Salt and black pepper

Method

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Set the oven 180ºC (350Fº) Gas Mark 4. Place the pork on a rack in a roasting tin. Mix the smoked paprika and salt together. Spread it over the rind and meat.

Place the pork in the hot oven for 2 hours approximately. If you are barbecuing, finish on the hot barbecue for the last half hour.

To make the dressing - heat the olive oil, add the garlic and allow the garlic to just turn golden – no more, tip the oil and garlic into the processor.

Add the smoked paprika, scallions, coriander, chilli and whiz for a minute, taste for seasoning.

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Method

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Set the oven 180ºC (350Fº) Gas Mark 4. Place the pork on a rack in a roasting tin. Mix the smoked paprika and salt together. Spread it over the rind and meat.

Place the pork in the hot oven for 2 hours approximately. If you are barbecuing, finish on the hot barbecue for the last half hour.

To make the dressing - heat the olive oil, add the garlic and allow the garlic to just turn golden – no more, tip the oil and garlic into the processor.

Add the smoked paprika, scallions, coriander, chilli and whiz for a minute, taste for seasoning.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the pork in thick slices with a spoonful of the dressing. Very good with potato wedges cooked in the oven with the pork, season the wedges with a sprinkling of smoked paprika and salt - delicious