Braised Spicy Pork Belly

Wine Pairing​

Spicy food lover? Then you must try this spicy pork belly recipe for an awesome lunch and dinner for your friends. It’s great this time of the year! An easy pork recipe for dinner that you can jazz up with a few ingredients. This showstopper pork recipe is a quick and easy weeknight meal.

If you don’t have pork belly, you can also use slices of pork chop in this recipe. A good substitute for beef stock is chicken stock but, you need to add a teaspoon of oyster sauce to pump up that umami-flavor.

You can also oven braise this delicious pork dish. However, the cooking time is different. The cooking time for the oven braised version would be around 1 hour. And you need to make sure to bring the braising liquid to a boil before placing it in the oven.

The spice combinations you can add to this recipe is endless. You can add cardamom, star anise, Chinese five-spice, and many more. You can also infuse herbs such as rosemary, oregano, and sage. Alternatively, you can roast the pork belly.

This spicy pork belly recipe is great with piping hot jasmine rice or roasted potatoes. Salads are great with this also.

Infusing some wine flavor into the dish will enhance the meat’s tenderness. And at the same time, it adds a crisp flavor. You can also braise the pork in a luscious and big white wine.

This is a spicy and ultra-tender meat recipe that you can serve together with an excellent bottle of red wine as a refreshing accompaniment. Check out our top wine suggestions:

  • Merlot
  • Barbera
  • Zinfandel
  • Tempranillo

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