Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes

Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes

I had another good day at work. I love that I work with great people. I still had some things to work on from home so I needed something that I could just put in the oven while I worked.

Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes
Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes

Ingredients

  • Pork belly strip
  • Iodised salt
  • Finely chopped white onion
  • 1 cup Frozen greens (broccoli, peas, and beans)
  • 1 teaspoon strawberry jam
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • Cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  • Heat the toaster oven to as hot as it will get.
  • Wrap the pork belly strip between two metal knives and bind with cooking string.
  • Dry the skin with kitchen paper.
  • Season with salt.
  • Cook for 40 minutes in the hot oven.
  • Heat a non-stick skillet.
  • Lubricate the skillet with some Queensland nut oil or any other high smoke point oil.
  • Sauté the finely chopped onion until the onion becomes translucent.
  • Toss in a cup of frozen greens.
  • Cook until the greens are soft.
  • Add in a teaspoon of strawberry jam and a teaspoon of butter and incorporate into the onions and greens.
  • Turn off the heat after the butter and jam have melted and dissolved.
  • Season with freshly cracked black pepper.
Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes
Iron-clad oven-cooked pork belly with crispy crackling, frozen greens, onion, strawberry jam, and cherry tomatoes

Author: Gary

I'm a medical practitioner, specialist pathologist in microbiology, and Member of the Order of Australia (2003). I'm for resuscitation, if you find me struggling, please save me. I like to cook food, photograph it and then eat it. I'm also a fan of Star Trek, Stargate, Farscape, Battlestar Galactica and Babylon 5.

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