There is nothing quite like the combination of juicy roasted pork with crispy crackling. If you love pork, it’s a dream come true. Learn how to get the perfect crispy crackling on oven-roasted pork, simple and easy.

Tips:

  • To crisp up the skin, make sure it is all bubbled up and turned deep golden-brown.
  • Roasting time may vary depending on individual oven.

Chinese Version: 脆皮烧肉做法-值得一试

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

Crispy Oven-Roasted Pork Recipe | MyKitchen101en

Ingredients:

  • Pork belly with skin
  • Ground pepper 1/2 tsp
  • Salt to generously cover the skin of pork
  • Vinegar 1/4 cup for brushing
  • Five spice powder (optional)
 

Instructions:

1 Wash and clean pork thoroughly under running water.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

2 Immerse and gently cook in hot water, at a temperature slightly below boiling point for 30 minutes. This helps to get rid of pork offensive odor.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

3 Use a knife to scrape and clean the skin.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

4 Pat dry and season the meat with ground pepper, except the skin.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

 

5 Pierce pork skin with meat tenderizer or fork, it helps the skin to crisp up.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

6 Brush the pork skin with vinegar.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

7 Wrap sides of the meat with aluminum foil with skin side up. Cover the skin side with generous amount of salt, bake in the preheated oven at 200°C (400°F) for 1 hour.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

8 Remove aluminum foil and salt, then bake for another 40 minutes at 250°C/480°F to brown and turn the skin to crispy. Cooking time may vary depending on individual oven, adjust accordingly.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

9 It is ready when the skin all bubbled up.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

10 Place the pork crackling-side down, cut into strips and chunks.

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling