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braised pork belly
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5 from 3 votes

Braised Pork Belly

This Braised Pork Belly has the ultimate combination of sticky, sweet and sour umami flavors for a dish that will melt in your mouth and tantalize your tastebuds.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time2 hours 30 minutes
Total Time2 hours 35 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Korean
Keyword: Braised Pork Belly, Recipe with Pork Belly
Servings: 4 people
Author: Silvia Dunnirvine


  • Dutch Oven Pot



  • Cut pork belly into strips and then into cubes that are equal in size so they cook evenly. Transfer pork belly to a bowl
  • Mix salt, pepper and smoked maple rub with the pork belly. Coat evenly.
  • On stovetop using an oven safe dutch oven over medium heat simmer the coconut sugar and 2 tbsp of water until bubbly (about 2 minutes)
  • Stir in molasses and coconut aminos (see substitutions). Whisk until bubbly (about 2 minutes). Remove from heat.
  • Toss in pork belly. Coat evenly.
  • Pour in chicken broth. Cover and cook in oven at 350F for 2 and 1/2 hours. Garnish with green onions.


Calories: 1294kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 121g | Saturated Fat: 44g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 13g | Monounsaturated Fat: 56g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 790mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 0.3g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 3mg