Cured Pork Belly Recipe

Robyn Lee

Make four days prior to assembling joong. Learn more about joong here.

Recipe Facts

Prep: 5 mins
Curing Time: 96 hrs
Total: 96 hrs 5 mins

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  • 1/2 pound boneless pork belly, rind removed
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt


  1. Rinse belly under cold running water and pat dry with paper towels. Rub salt into pork, coating every surface. Place in heavy-duty zipper-lock bag and allow to cure for at least four days in refrigerator, flipping bag once a day.

  2. Remove from bag, rinse under cold running water, and pat dry with paper towels. Store in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in freezer wrapped in foil in heavy-duty freezer bag for up to 6 months.

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