Braised Pork Belly


1.5kg pork belly, skin removed

1.4 litres water
1 onion peeled and sliced
200g salt
175g caster sugar
6 juniper berries
1 bay leaf
4 whole cloves
3 sprigs of fresh thyme
1 small piece of nutmeg
1 red chilli

for braising
1 onion peeled and chopped
4 celery sticks chopped
2 carrots chopped
2.5 litres of chicken stock

5 tbsp of soft brown sugar
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme

for sauce
100ml dry cider
100 ml chicken stock
Salt and fresh ground pepper


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