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.

Our roasted pork recipe is an essential ingredient in our flavourful roasted pork dried scallop bak chang.

Chinese Version: 脆皮烧肉做法-值得一试

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

Crispy Oven-Roasted Pork Recipe | MyKitchen101en

Yield: 45 pieces

Ingredients:

  • 1 pork belly with skin
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • Salt to generously cover the skin of pork
  • 1/4 cup vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp 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

Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

Crispy Oven-roasted Pork Recipe

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.
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Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 40 mins
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Pork
Cuisine Cantonese, Chinese, Hong Kong
Servings 45 pieces
Calories 157 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 pork belly with skin
  • ½ tsp ground pepper
  • salt cover whole pork skin
  • ¼ cup vinegar
  • ½ tsp five spice powder optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash and clean pork thoroughly under running water.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • 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
  • Use a knife to scrape and clean the skin.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • Pat dry and season the meat with ground pepper, except the skin.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • Pierce pork skin with meat tenderizer or fork, it helps the skin to crisp up.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • Brush the pork skin with vinegar.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • 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
  • 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
  • It is ready when the skin all bubbled up.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling
  • Place the pork crackling-side down, cut into strips and chunks.
    Crispy Roasted Pork Crackling

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Notes

This recipe yields 45 pieces of roasted pork.
The nutritional value for reference is for 1 piece of roasted pork. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 157kcalCarbohydrates: 0.04gProtein: 3gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 22mgSodium: 10mgPotassium: 57mgFiber: 0.01gSugar: 0.001gVitamin A: 3IUVitamin C: 0.1mgCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword chinese roast pork, pork roast, roasted pork rice dumplings, siew yoke
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