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Roasted Pork Belly Recipe with Fennel | Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay serves up a great little Pork Belly Recipe, this time with fennel.

Also bringing up the rear in the flavour department is some star anise and cardamom.

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Roasted Pork Belly Recipe with Fennel | Gordon Ramsay

Serving: 4 | Prep: 15 min | Cooking: 150 min

Pork Belly 1 kg
Fennel Bulb 1 bulb trimmed & sliced
Bay Leaves 4 crushed
Garlic 3 cloves
Cardamom 1 teaspoon crushed
Star Anise 4
Fennel Seeds 1 tablespoon
Olive Oil
White Wine 325 ml
Chicken Stock 500 ml
Wholegrain Mustard 1 tablespoon
Salt & Pepper

1 . Preheat the oven to 180°C.
2 . Score the pork belly at 1½ cm intervals.
3 . Season with salt and pepper.
4 . Heat up the roasting tray with some oil on the stove
5 . Sauté the fennel, bay leaves, cardamom, star anise and half of the fennel seeds for two minutes or until aromatic
6 . Add the pork belly, skin side down and brown, for about 5 minutes
7 . Turn the pork over, season again and sprinkle over the remaining fennel seeds.
8 . Pour in the wine around the pork belly and deglaze the pan, scraping up the bits.
9 . Bring to the boil and pour in the chicken stock to just below the layer of fat beneath the skin and bring to the boil.
10 . Transfer to the oven, preheated at 180°C
11 . Cook for 2½ hours.
12 . When done allow the meat to rest for 20-30 minutes
13 . Spoon off the excess fat in the roasting tray.
14 . Heat the roasting tray juices on the stove and add the mustard giving it a whisk.
15 . Taste and season.
16 . Strain out the star anise and cardamom pods
And serve…


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