Air fryer

Air fryer roast pork belly

Create the perfect crackling - with your air fryer.

You’ve tried everything to create the perfect crackling on your roast pork belly? Now try your air fryer with our easy air fryer recipe – you’ll love it.

Looking for more air fryer recipes or more pork dinner recipes?.

Or try this slow cooked pork belly recipe – it achieves crispy crackling in the oven right at the end of cooking.

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Preheat a 7-litre air fryer to 180°C/350°F for 3 minutes.


Place fennel seeds, salt and chilli flakes in a mortar and pestle; crush lightly. Add lemon rind, garlic and oil; pound to combine. Pat pork belly rind dry with paper towel. Rub fennel mixture all over pork.


Taking care, place pork, skin-side up, in the air fryer basket. Reset the temperature to 200°C/400°F; cook for 25 minutes until skin crackles.


Reset the temperature to 160°C/325°F; cook pork for a further 25 minutes until tender or an internal temperature of 70°C–75°C/158°F–167°F is reached on a meat thermometer. (If pork is overbrowning, cover with foil.)


Thickly slice pork and sprinkle with extra salt flakes; serve with any cooking juices from the bottom of the air fryer pan, roast potatoes and roast shallots.

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