RECIPE: AIR FRYER MALA PORK BELLY

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.

AIR FRYER MALA PORK BELLY

Prep time: 1 hour

Cook time: 15 min

Serving size: 2-3 people

Ingredients

For the glaze:

  • 1 tsp Mala Spice Mix

  • 1 tbsp honey

  • 3 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp cooking wine

  • 2 cloves garlic

Garnish:

  • scallions

  • sesame seeds

Instructions
  1. Cut pork belly into bite size pieces.

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

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

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

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

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

Additional dipping sauce tip: Add a cornstarch water slurry to the leftover glaze, let simmer, then serve as a dipping sauce.

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