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Ginger Beer-Braised Pork Belly with Salad
Ginger Beer-Braised Pork Belly with Salad

Perfectly paired and unparalleled in flavour, this #JustDelicious meal is in a league of its own!

Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 2 h 15 min
Serves: 6



Ginger Beer-Braised Pork Belly


1 kg

Eskort Pork Belly, rind removed

1 L (4 C)

ginger beer

4 cloves

garlic, crushed

60 ml (¼ C)

ginger root, chopped


salt and pepper to taste

Plum, Aubergine & Pak Choi Salad



plums, quartered and pips removed


large aubergines, quartered

3 handfuls

pak choi leaves

60 ml (¼ C)

sesame seeds

30 ml (2 T)

soy sauce

15 ml (1 T)

light brown sugar

60 ml (¼ C)

lime juice

15 ml (1 T)


60 ml (¼ C)

sunflower oil


Ginger Beer-Braised Pork Belly

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.

  • Rub the pork belly with salt and pepper and place in a deep oven pan.

  • Add ginger beer, garlic, and ginger to the pan.

  • Cover the pan with foil and bake for 2 hours.

Plum, Aubergine & Pak Choi Salad

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C.

  • Place the aubergines on a baking tray, season with salt and allow to brown and sweat for 5 minutes.

  • Wipe off the salt, drizzle with oil and bake in the oven for 10 minutes.

  • Place the hot aubergines in a bowl lined with pak choi leaves and allow the pak choi to wilt.

  • In a small mixing bowl, combine soy sauce, brown sugar and lime juice, mixing until the brown sugar has dissolved.

  • Add plums to the aubergines and pak choi, then drizzle the salad with soy dressing.


  • Carve the pork belly and serve with a portion of salad on the side.


  • This recipe contains soy (soya) and sesame seeds.


  • Pork Belly (soy): Use Eskort Smoked Belly Ribs.

  • Soy Sauce (soy): Use coconut aminos.

  • Sesame Seeds: Use crushed sunflower seeds or omit seeds from the recipe entirely.

Recipe Meal Types: - Roasts - Dinner
The following product can be used with this recipe:
Available at Eskort Butcheries

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