Slow Cooked Crispy Pork Belly

Submitted by Bonita Fuller

Slow Cooked Crispy Pork Belly

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Serving: 4
Prep Time 12 hours
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 20 hours


  • 1 piece of pork belly
  • 1 can or bottle of pear cider (or apple if you wish)
  • 2 onions, thickly sliced
  • sea salt flakes


  • Pour cider into a large container and place pork belly on top. Place in fridge for 12-24 hours.
  • Place onions into base of slow cooker (mine was 6L) and put pork belly on top. Pour cider in being careful not to get any on the rind.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours.
  • Place pork into a container for 8-12 hours in the fridge and then cut into bite sized pieces.
  • Deep fry in hot oil (around 180deg Celsius) until crispy, around 1-2 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with sea salt while still hot and serve.

1 thought on “Slow Cooked Crispy Pork Belly”

  1. Simone Shanahan

    Can it be put in the oven on a high temp instead of deep frying it as I don’t have a deep fryer

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