• 4servings
  • 754calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsProteins, Lipids
MineralsCopper, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2kg pork belly with bones, skin scored

  2. 16 large shallots

  3. oil

  4. butter

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Put the pork skin side up on a rack in a large roasting tray and cook in a cool oven - 150C/fan 130C/gas 2 for about 31/2 hours.

  2. Meanwhile, put the shallots (with skin) in a pan, cover with water and bring to a simmer. Cook for 1 hour, then drain and cool.

  3. Cut each shallot in half lengthways through the root. Peel off the skin - still leaving the 'half' root in place.

  4. Heat a little oil and butter in a large pan and fry the cut side of the shallots until they are nicely browned. Turn and colour the other side. Serve with the pork.

  5. Know-how When you're buying pork, go for an animal that's been properly reared - I'd recommend Gloucester Old Spot or Middle White for flavour. Make the most of the shallots' sweet, intense flavour by 'caramelising' them.


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