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Let the air fryer take center stage with this pork belly dressed in Mala Spice Mix and a savory glaze, by Jill Maniago (@jillcooksthings). Serve over a bed of rice, or in a lettuce wrap for a refreshing crunch.

Cook time: 15 min Prep time: 1 hour Serving size: 2 - 3 people
  • 1 lb pork belly

  • 1 tbsp Mala Spice Mix

  • 1 tbsp cornstarch

For the Glaze:
  • 1 tsp Mala Spice Mix

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp cooking wine

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • Scallions

  • Sesame seeds


Cut pork belly into bite size pieces.

Marinate the meat with Mala Spice Mix for 1 hour or overnight.

For the glaze, mix together Mala Spice Mix, honey, soy sauce,
cooking wine, and 2 cloves garlic.

Add cornstarch to the meat and air fry at 350 degrees fahrenheit for 5 minutes.

Brush glaze on the pork belly and flip. Brush more glaze onto the other side and air fry for 5 additional minutes.

Enjoy with a bed of rice or in a lettuce wrap.