Colombian-Style Pork Belly


  • 1.5 Kilograms Pork Belly
  • 1 Piece White Onion quartered
  • 2 Pieces Bay Leaf
  • 1 Tablespoon Black Peppercorns
  • 6 Pieces Cloves
  • Salt to taste
  • Vegetable Oil for frying


  1. Combine the pork belly, onions, bay leaves, black peppercorns, cloves, and salt in the slow cooker. Cover with water and leave on high for 3 hours.
  2. Take the pork belly out of the pot and set on a cooling rack. Leave to cool to room temperature.
  3. Chill the pork overnight.
  4. Rub the pork generously with salt.
  5. Deep fry over low heat until evenly golden.
  6. Set on a wire rack and leave to cool.
  7. Flash fry over high heat until crackling.