Author Notes: A very tender braised PORK BELLY using a heavy lid pan or a Japanese Hot Pot. Simple to make but extremely delicious. —Chako
pounds Pork Belly
dash Salt and/or SANSHO PEPPERS
dash L'Herbes de Provence
- Marinate the pork belly with salt, herbs and pepper (as per your liking). Store in the fridge for one night.
- Allow the pork belly to return to room temperature before browning the meat at high heat with a frying pan. Once the meat is browned on most all sides, double wrap the meat with a plastic wrap. Place the meat in a Ziploc so the meat will not be exposed to water.
- Boil the water in the hot pot, reducing the temperature to 70C; inserting the meat in the hot pot for approximately 25 - 30minutes.Remove from heat and keep the meat warm until serving. Best eaten with salt and pepper OR if you can try SANSHO pepper salt OR French mustard.