Beginner Pork Belly Recipe

The local Mexican market had pork belly on sale, 2 lbs. for around $3. I've never made pork belly in my life, but couldn't pass at the opportunity.

I'm sure I can find all kinds of fabulous pork belly recipes using Google, but I was hoping some Serious Eaters could provide me with an easy, tasty, beginner's pork belly recipe. I watch tons of cooking shows and it seems as if this is a favorite ingredient among chefs, but I don't even know where to start with this crazy fatty looking thing.

Any recipes/advice/help is appreciated. Thanks in advance!


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