Pork Belly, Whole

Original price was: $18.50.Current price is: $15.50. w/GST ($14.22)

Find joy in pork belly, skin-on, perfect for roasting and braising. Elevate your dishes with its rich flavor and versatility.

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Are you ready to transform your meals with rich flavor?

Discover the joy of cooking with our whole pork belly, imported directly from Holland. This skin-on cut is renowned for its succulent fat layers that melt away during cooking, infusing every dish with deep, mouth-watering flavors. Whether you’re planning a slow-roasted Sunday lunch or looking to impress with homemade char siew, our pork belly is the perfect canvas for your culinary creativity.

Not only does it offer an irresistible texture and taste, but it also provides versatility in your kitchen. From crispy crackling to tender braises, this cut adapts beautifully across a range of recipes. Let’s explore how this delectable pork belly can become the star ingredient in your next meal masterpiece.

The Quintessential Pork Belly for Gourmet Dishes

Our whole pork belly boasts an impeccable balance of meat and fat, making it ideal for various cooking methods. The skin crisps up perfectly when roasted while the meat remains tender and juicy – a true delight for any palate! It’s easy to slice into portions suitable for stir-frying or dicing into lardons that will elevate any pasta dish or salad.

This product comes from top-tier pigs raised in Holland’s pristine conditions ensuring quality and taste are second-to-none. With each bite, experience the premium quality that sets our pork belly apart from others on the market.

Highlights include: its adaptability in recipes, exceptional flavor profile, ease of preparation and cooking consistency.

Pork Belly Nutritional Benefits

While indulging responsibly is key when enjoying cuts like pork belly due to their richness in fats; they also provide essential nutrients beneficial to health. Rich in protein necessary for muscle repair and growth; contains vitamins B1 (Thiamine), B2 (Riboflavin), B3 (Niacin), which support energy production and metabolism; minerals such as zinc important for immune function; selenium known as an antioxidant protecting cells against damage.

Dishes You Can Create

Transform your dining experience with these uniquely Singaporean dishes featuring our luscious pork belly. Each recipe is a celebration of flavors that will bring the essence of Singapore’s culinary heritage right into your home kitchen.

  • Shanghai-Style Braised Pork Belly (Hong Shao Rou): A classic dish where pork belly is slow-cooked in a rich, savory sauce until it’s melt-in-your-mouth tender.
  • Crispy Roast Pork Belly (Siu Yuk – Sio Bak): Enjoy the ultimate crunch and succulence with this beloved local favorite, perfect for festive occasions or as a special treat.
  • Dong Po Rou: This traditional braised pork belly dish is known for its aromatic and luxurious texture that simply falls apart upon serving.
  • Braised Pork Belly with Egg in Dark Soy: A comforting meal combining soft-boiled eggs and pork belly in a sweet and savory dark soy sauce.
  • Singaporean-Braised Pork Belly: Infused with local spices and sauces, this version of braised pork belly pairs wonderfully with steamed rice or fluffy buns.

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FAQs

How do I achieve crispy skin on pork belly?

Preheat your oven and start with a high temperature to puff up the skin, then lower it to cook through without burning.

Can I cook pork belly in a slow cooker?

Absolutely! Slow cooking allows the fat to render slowly, resulting in tender meat with rich flavor.

Is marinating necessary for pork belly?

Marinating adds depth of flavor but isn't essential. Simple seasoning can also yield delicious results.

What's the best way to slice pork belly for different dishes?

For crispy dishes, cut skin-on; for stews or braises, thicker chunks work well.

Any tips for perfect roast pork belly?

Score the skin, salt generously, and ensure even heat distribution during roasting.

Is pork belly suitable for a low-carb diet?

Pork belly is low in carbs but high in fats, making it suitable for keto or other low-carb diets when consumed in moderation.

What are the health considerations when eating pork belly?

Balance is key; enjoy pork belly alongside fiber-rich vegetables and don't overindulge due to its high fat content.

Can I include pork belly in my muscle-building diet?

Yes, it's rich in protein, but opt for leaner cuts regularly to manage fat intake.

Is pork belly a good option for children's meals?

In small amounts, it can be a tasty treat. Ensure it's cooked well and consider leaner cuts for regular meals.

How can I make pork belly dishes healthier for elderly family members?

Pair with steamed vegetables and opt for braising over frying to reduce fat intake.

What are some creative ways to serve pork belly to impress guests?

Try making crispy roast pork belly or Asian-inspired tacos as unique, flavorful options that stand out.

Can I use pork belly in pet food recipes?

It's best to avoid giving rich foods like pork belly to pets; stick with lean meats designed for their diet.