How to Make Crispy Pork Belly at Home: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a different cut of pork for this recipe?
A: This recipe is specifically for pork belly due to its fat content that helps achieve a crispy texture. Using a different cut may not yield the same results.

Q: What if I don’t have a small spoon for measuring?
A: A small spoon typically equals about 1/2 teaspoon. You can use a regular teaspoon and fill it halfway for the same measurement.

Q: Is it necessary to remove the skin from the pork belly?
A: Yes, removing the skin helps in achieving the desired crispiness in this recipe.

Crispy Pork Belly: A Delicious Homemade Delight


  • 500g pork belly
  • 1 small spoon salt (approximately 1/2 teaspoon)
  • 1 spoon cooking oil
  1. Remove the skin from the pork belly and boil it with half a spoon of salt for 30 minutes. Then remove it from the water.
  2. Clean the pan and dry it, then heat it over low heat.
  3. Slowly pan-fry the pork belly until both sides turn golden brown.
  4. Take it out, cut it into pieces, and serve.
  • High in protein
  • Contains fat, predominantly from the pork belly
  • Low in carbohydrates
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