Chinese Crispy Pork-Belly Bites

By February 28, 2019May 17th, 2020Pork/Veal
Chinese Crispy Pork-Belly Bites by cookingmealsforone

Another classic favourite from the past. Often ordered when eating at our local Chinese restaurant



Prep time

5 Minutes +

Marinating 2 hours +

Cooking time

5 – 8 Minutes


  • 3 pork belly spareribs
  • 1 tablespoon Hoisin sauce
  • pinch white pepper
  • pinch five spice powder
  • splash sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons Shaoxing wine
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • pinch garlic powder
  • pinch onion powder
  • pinch bi-carb soda
  • 1 tablespoon cornflour
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • oil for deep frying (enough to cover the meat)

Serve with soy sauce or chilli sauce


  • Cut the pork into bite size pieces, place in a medium size ziplock bag or bowl
  • Place the remaining ingredients (except the flour and oil) into the pork bag/bowl
  • Massage the mix well into the meat and marinate for at least 2 hours
  • Mix the cornflour and plain flour together and add to the above, stir, coating all the meat
  • In a pan, heat oil to high, reduce heat to medium, then add pork to pan and fry until golden and crisp (5-7 minutes) turning the meat to cook evenly

Serve with soy sauce and/or chilli sauce on the side

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