Slow Cooker Pork Belly with Honey Balsamic Glaze

Slow Cooker Pork Belly with Honey Balsamic Glaze

Slow Cooker Pork Belly with Honey Balsamic Glaze

  • Yield: 4 Servings
  • Preparation Time: 15 min
  • Cook time: 240 min

This slow cooker pork belly is incredibly tender – A future hit for your Sunday lunch and dinner parties.

Ingredients you need for the Slow Cooker Pork Belly with Honey Balsamic Glaze

Scale:

  • 2 lbs (1kg) pork belly
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • A pinch of Cayenne pepper, optional

For the Honey Balsamic Glaze

  • 1/4 cup (60ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) chicken stock
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning (or dried oregano, basil, and thyme)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions for Slow Cooker Pork Belly with Honey Balsamic Glaze

  1. To make the slow cooker pork belly recipe: With a sharp knife, score the pork belly skin diagonally in a diamond pattern. Season with salt, pepper, and Cayenne pepper, rubbing it well into the skin.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet to medium heat. Add the pork belly, skin side down, and cook for 3 minutes until crisped and golden brown. Lightly oil the bottom and sides of your slow cooker and transfer the pork to the slow cooker.
  3. In a small bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, chicken stock, honey, garlic, olive oil, Italian seasoning, and black pepper. Drizzle the mixture over the pork belly. Close the lid and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or on LOW for 7 hours.
  4. When the pork belly is cooked, slice to your desired thickness. Serve the slow-cooked pork belly immediately with rice, noodles, or over sandwiches and tacos. Enjoy!
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