Similar to bacon, pork belly is a boneless fatty cut of meat from the abdominal region of the pig. Unlike bacon, pork belly is not cured and tends to be a softer cut of meat.
Pork belly can be found in dishes across the world but is widely popular in Korean, Thai, Filipino, and Chinese dishes.
This keto pork belly recipe can be enjoyed by itself, with breakfast, or in one of your favorite dishes. We recommend trying the pork belly cut up and serving in lettuce or bok choy boats! Serve with an oil & pepper dipping sauce and you're all set with a tasty, low-carb, high-fat, moderate-protein meal!
Rub the salt, pepper, and brown sugar onto the pork belly.
Wrap the pork belly and place in the fridge overnight.
The next day, preheat the oven to 450°F.
Place the pork belly on a baking sheet (fat side up) and cook in the oven for 30 minutes.
Reduce the heat to 275°F and cook for an additional 45 minutes. If it is done, remove it now. If the keto pork belly is not done, continue to cook and check back on it in 15 minutes. You want to ensure the pork belly is fully cooked without becoming mushy.
Allow the keto pork belly to completely cool before slicing into strips.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.