Best way to cook pork belly slices

Best Way to Cook Pork Belly Slices

Looking for the best way to cook pork belly slices?

I am not a big meat-eater, but I don’t think I can ever say no to a dish of crispy pork belly.

Seriously. Just look at it.

You can almost smell the bacony sizzle and taste the crunchy pork.

I make this a lot for people and I haven’t met one who didn’t oohed and ahhed over this.

If you are looking for a simple dish that will impress a meat-lover, then I recommend you make this.

A lot.

Best Way to Cook Pork Belly Slices: Crispy Pork Belly Stir Fry

makes 2 servings


  • Pork belly, thin sliced, about 1/2 lb
  • Onion, thin sliced, about 1 cup
  • Garlic, thin sliced, about 3-4 cloves
  • Sugar snap peas, 1 cup
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into medium chunks
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, thin sliced (optional)
  • Carrot, cut into matchsticks, about 1/4 cup
  • Fish sauce, 2 tablespoons
  • Kecap manis (sweet soy sauce), 2 tablespoons



  • Heat a wok over medium heat and add pork belly
  • Cook pork belly on all sides until golden brown and slightly crispy
  • Add all the other ingredients except for the fish sauce and kecap manis
  • Stir occasionally to make sure pork belly doesn’t burn
  • When vegetables are cooked (about 5 minutes), add fish sauce and kecap manis, and stir to mix
  • Serve with rice

Serving Suggestions

  • Serve pork belly with lettuce leaves to make lettuce wraps.
  • Serve on corn tortillas as pork belly tacos…sooo good!

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