Are you looking for a super easy and tasty air fryer pork recipe?
Today, I’m going to show you how to cook some BBQ pork belly strips in an air fryer. It’s all about that yummy BBQ flavour with a crispy twist. They’re perfect for a quick dinner, or a tasty air fryer snack.
What You Need
For exact measurements and instructions head down to the recipe card at the bottom of this post.
Pork Belly Slices
I used pork belly that had already been sliced.
I used a little salt and pepper, smoked paprika and garlic powder.
I used premade BBQ sauce, but you can also make your own.
I used 1 tbsp of olive oil to help crisp up the pork.
You can use any type of air fryer to cook pork belly slices.
Air Fryer Liners
These are optional. I cooked the pork directly in the air fryer basket without any liners. If you want to line your basket and you don’t have any liners you can use baking paper instead.
Preparing and Cooking Them
Start by patting the pork belly slices dry with some kitchen paper. This step helps to get that crispy pork texture.
In a bowl, mix together the olive oil, paprika, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. This blend of spices will infuse the pork belly with a rich, savoury flavour.
Brush the pork belly slices with the blend of spices until all the sides are coated.
Transfer the pork belly slices to the air fryer basket. You can line your air fryer with baking paper or liners for easier cleanup. Air fry at 200°C/400°F for 15 minutes, turning them at the halfway point to ensure even cooking.
After 15 minutes, open the air fryer basket and brush the pork belly with the BBQ sauce and air fry for a further 5 minutes. This final touch adds a sweet and tangy layer to the crispy pork belly, making it irresistible.
The pork belly slices are ready when they are piping hot all the way through and the outside is crispy.
What To Serve With BBQ Pork Belly Slices
Serve these delicious pork belly strips as an appetiser, side dish, or even a main course. They pair wonderfully with a crisp salad, steamed rice, or roasted vegetables. For an added twist, try different types of BBQ sauce to explore a range of flavors.
I hope you like this BBQ pork belly recipe, let me know in the comments if you end up making it!
More Air Fryer Pork Recipes
Are you looking for more air fryer pork recipes? Check out some of these for inspiration:
- Air Fryer Pork Ribs
- Air Fryer Pork Chops
- Air Fryer Paprika Pork Chops
- Air Fryer Roast Pork Joint
- Air Fryer Gammon Steak