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roast pork belly with asian slaw

roast pork belly with asian slaw and pickled lemon rice

Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Dish
Servings 2 people


For the pork marinade

  • 50 ml light soy sauce
  • 50 ml xiaoshing rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 50 ml sweet chilli sauce
  • 4 slices pork belly

For the slaw

  • 1/4 red cabbage shredded
  • 2 small carrots grated
  • 2 spring onions sliced
  • Handful coriander chopped
  • 50 ml rapeseed oil
  • 50 ml light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 lime zest and juice
  • sesame seeds to serve

For the rice

  • 150 g basmati rice
  • 1 pickled lemon
  • 2 cloves


  • Preheat the oven to 210C. Mix all the marinade ingredients together. Lay the pork belly slices in a baking tray and cover in the marinade. Cook for 10 minutes, then cover with foil and leave to cook for another 50 minutes.
  • For the rice, add double the amount of boiling water to rice to a pan with the lemon and spice, cover and simmer for 8 - 9 minutes, or until the water has disappeared. Turn off the heat and allow to sit in the pan for a further five minutes.
  • For the slaw, combine all the ingredients in a bowl and taste for seasoning. Fluff up the rice with a fork and fish out the cloves - add salt to taste. Serve the rice in a bowl, topped with slaw and then pork belly, sprinkling over sesame seeds to finish.