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Recipe By Jaxters

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Cuisine: British & Irish
Food Type: Meat
No of Portions: 4
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Ingredients & Prep

   1000 g  Pork belly joint
   400 ml  Cider
   400 ml  Hot Water
   2 Onions med sliced
   2 Celery sticks chopped
   1 Carrot chopped
   1 Chicken stock cube or gel pot
   2 tsp  Dijon mustard
   4 Fresh Thyme sprigs
   1/2 tsp  Freshly ground Black pepper
   2 ml  Fine sea salt
   sprinkle  Veg oil


  Step 1
Score the skin of the belly joint then place on a plate uncovered in the fridge for 24 hours to dry skin.
  Step 2
Per-heat oven to 200°C fan, remove joint 1 hour before cooking to come to room temp.
  Step 3
Rub the skin with salt & veg oil, then place the onion, celery, carrot & thyme in the centre of a baking dish to make a trivet, then place joint skin side up on top, try to level the skin side as much as you can, then cooking in the oven for 40 mins.
  Step 4
In the meantime place hot water in a jug whisk in stock cube, then add cider, mustard & pepper, after 40 mins cooking pour stock/cider into the baking dish up to 1 cm below the skin level all round, re level if required.
  Step 5
Turn down the oven to 150°C, & cook for 3 hours, if the stock level drops too low add a little more hot water.
  Step 6
When cooked allow to rest, blitz veg in the gravy with a stick/hand blender or processor smooth, pour into a pan & reheat or reduce if required.

Suggestion & Tips

A must with roast potatoes.
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