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27 September 2017 | Recipes | Redman Wines

Roast Pork Belly

Pork belly can be a tricky cut of meat to cook but we’ve mastered it with this fantastic recipe from Winnie Redman, Dan’s mum. This Roast Pork Belly with Apple & Avocado Salsa is the perfect match for a glass of our Redman Shiraz. Enjoy!

Roast Pork Belly

2 garlic cloves 
2 teaspoons flaked sea salt 
Olive oil 
1.5kg boneless pork belly, skin scored Pound thyme, garlic and salt together in a pestle and mortar and rub  over pork flesh. 

Drizzle with a little olive oil. Roast pork, skin-side up, in preheated oven at 220°C for 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 160°C and add ¾ cup of water to the pan,cook for a further 2½ hours in the last 20 mins turn oven up to 220* again. Allow to rest for 20 minutes. Carve and serve with crackling, cabbage and salsa. 
 
Apple & avocado salsa

1 granny smith apple, peeled, 
diced 2 ripe avocados, 
diced 3 spring onions, 
sliced ½ cup coriander leaves 
½ green chilli, seeds removed, 
chopped 1 lime 

Mix apple and avocados with spring onions, coriander leaves, chilli and grated zest of lime. Squeeze over juice from lime; season to taste.
 
Cabbage with bacon & chilli 

1 small cabbage 
2 tablespoons olive oil 
250g pancetta or bacon, 
chopped ½ teaspoon crushed dried chilli 
1 clove garlic peeled 
Discard outer leaves of cabbage; finely shred. 

Heat oil in large deep frying pan or wok; add pancetta or bacon. Cook for a couple of minutes, stir in cabbage, chilli, garlic. Stir-fry for about 4 minutes over high heat; add 2 tablespoons water, reduce heat, cover. Cook for a further 3-4 minutes or until cabbage has softened, but still has a bite. Season to taste.

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