Paprika Spiced Pork Belly
Set the oven 180ºC (350Fº) Gas Mark 4. Place the pork on a rack over a deep roasting tin. Mix the smoked paprika and salt together. Spread it over the rind and meat.
Place the pork in the hot oven for 2 hours approx. If you are barbecuing, finish on the hot barbecue for the last half hour.
To make the dressing – heat the olive oil, add the garlic and allow the garlic to just turn golden – no more, tip the oil and garlic into the processor. Add the smoked paprika, scallions, coriander, chilli and whiz for a minute, taste for seasoning.
Serve the pork in thick slices with a spoonful of the dressing. Very good with potato wedges cooked in the oven with the pork, season the wedges with sprinkling of smoked paprika and salt – delicious