Succulent Slow Cooked Pork

Succulent Slow Cooked Pork


14 people made this

About this recipe: This is a great way to cook a cheap piece of pork. Pork belly is cooked in a very low oven with star anise, cola and cinnamon. It is then brushed with BBQ sauce and baked for an additional 40 minutes.


Serves: 6 

  • 2kg pork belly
  • 1 whole star anise pod
  • 1.25 litres cola flavoured fizzy drink
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 250g apple puree
  • 125g original HP sauce
  • 125g BBQ sauce

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:2hr40min  ›  Ready in:3hr10min 

  1. Preheat a mini oven (or conventional oven) to 140 C / Gas 1.
  2. Place the pork, cola, star anise and cinnamon stick in a baking dish.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour. Turn and cook for 1 more hour.
  4. Remove the pork and pat dry. Drain off the juices.
  5. Mix apple puree, HP sauce and BBQ sauce in a bowl and brush both sides of the pork.
  6. Place the pork belly on a rack over the baking dish and bake for 40 minutes at 150 C / Gas 2.

Recently viewed

Reviews (1)


I made this for my family at the weekend and it was delicious and easy to make. The leftovers tasted delicious in sandwiches the next day. Thanks. - 05 Feb 2013

Write a review

Click on stars to rate