Honey Balsamic Glazed Pork Belly

Updated: Aug 25

A flavorful pork belly recipe that everyone will enjoy. It's so tender that it falls apart in your mouth.


  • 2 lbs pork belly

  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper

  • Cayenne pepper

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

  • 1/4 cup chicken stock

  • 4 tbsp honey

  • 4 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • Oregano seasoning

  • Basil seasoning

  • Thyme seasoning


  1. Score the pork belly skin diagonally to create a diamond pattern. Sprinkle with salt, pepper, and Cayenne pepper, rubbing it well into the skin

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium heat. Add pork belly with the skin side face down, and cook for 3 minutes until crisped and golden brown.  Lightly oil the bottom and sides of your slow cooker and transfer the pork to the slow cooker

  3. In a small bowl, mix balsamic vinegar, chicken stock, honey, garlic, olive oil, oregano, basil, thyme seasoning and black pepper. Drizzle the mixture over the pork belly. Close the lid and cook on high for 4 hours or on low for 7 hours

  4. When the pork belly is cooked, slice to your desired thickness and serve