Roasted Pork Belly
Roasted pork belly how I love thee! Morning, day or night, I wish I could get just one bite! Crispy on the outside with one inner layer of fat melting in your mouth and another layer of tender juicy pork meat, this roasted pork belly is one of my favorite things to eat (beside bone marrow) when I feel like indulging. The hardest part of this recipe will be to find pork belly. It shouldn’t be a problem if you have a butcher nearby; in NYC I get mine at a Korean supermarket in Koreatown and pay $10 for just under 2 lbs.
Based on Momofuku’s pork buns recipe, I’ve tweaked the cooking process a little since the original recipe resulted too often in overcooked and burned pork belly (this also happened to a good friend of mine who tried several times to follow the momofuku directions). This is a great dish to make if you want to impress your in-laws and requires very little work!