Pork Belly Canapés Recipe with Marmalade

Chilli-and-marmalade-glazed pork belly squares

  • makes 25
  • Easy

Kick off a festive party with our easy canapés. These sticky-sweet bites can be partly prepared ahead for fuss-free entertaining


Serve these pork belly canapés at a festive party, then check out our perfect pork belly, pork crackling, roast pork for two and more pork belly recipes 

Want to make it extra special? Try our recipe for homemade marmalade to use in your glaze.

Roast the pork belly ahead then chill before cubing, roasting and glazing on the day.



  • pork belly 1.25kg, skinless and excess fat trimmed
  • marmalade 150g
  • dried chilli flakes 1 tsp
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • orange 1, juiced


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 170C/fan 150C/gas 3. Put the pork belly into a roasting tin, cover tightly with foil and roast for 2 hours 30 minutes. Cool to room temperature, or chill if making ahead, and cut into bite-sized pieces.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the pork belly squares into a roasting tray and roast, turning regularly, for 30 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Put the marmalade, chilli flakes, soy sauce and orange juice in a small pan and bubble until reduced and syrupy.

  • Step 4

    Pour over the pork belly, gently toss and roast for another 5 minutes until the pieces are glazed. Pierce with cocktail sticks to serve.