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Video: how to make pork scratchings

Create your own super-crunchy pork scratchings then serve with a sprinkle of smoky paprika or celery salt for extra flavour. Watch the video below to learn how to make your own...

You will need…

1 1/2 hours + overnight, serves 6 as a snack

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pork belly skin 200g piece, scored (ask your butcher)

table salt

white wine vinegar 2 tsp

sea salt, paprika or celery salt to serve


How to make your pork scratchings

step 1

Lightly salt the skin then put it on a rack over a dish and leave uncovered in the fridge overnight.

step 2

The next day, wipe the skin with kitchen paper and rub all over with vinegar. Cut into strips.

step 3

Heat the oven to 140C/fan 120C/gas 1. Arrange the pork on a clean rack over a roasting tray. Cook for 1 hour, draining off the fat now and again. Turn the oven up to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6 and keep cooking until golden brown, crisp and starting to bubble. Toss with sea salt and any other seasonings before serving.

PER SERVING 69 kcals, protein 5.8g, carbs 0g, fat 5g, sat fat 1.8g, fibre 0g, salt 0.9g


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