• Prep Time 20 minutes
  • Cook Time 20 minutes
  • Serving For 4 people
  • Difficulty Easy

Recipe Ingredient

  • 3kg belly pork with skin
  • 130g coarse salt
  • A pinch of five-spice powder


  1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
  2. Score the inner pork belly with a sharp knife.
  3. Rub the meat with 30g of coarse salt and the five-spice powder.
  4. Pierce metal skewers through the upper and lower portion of the pork belly to prevent it from shrinking during roasting.
  5. Rub the remaining coarse salt on the skin of the pork belly.
  6. Roast the pork for 45 minutes to an hour.
  7. Halfway through the roasting time, remove the roast pork from the oven and rub off all the salt from the skin. Prick the skin all over with a stainless steel tenderiser needle.
  8. Return the pork to the oven and roast it on high heat until pork is blackened and skin is crispy. Remove from oven and scrape off the blackened part.
  9. Return to oven and continue roasting till done.

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1 thought on “Roast Pork (Siew Yoke)”

  1. Shalini - April 24, 2014 at 1:33 pm

    Hi.. What flour to be used please?


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