Pork Belly Pastrami

THE SAUCE
21Ingredients
60Minutes

Ingredients

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  • 1 pork belly (slab)
  • 1 gallon water
  • 3/4 cup kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pink salt (sodium nitrite)
  • 5 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons pickling spice (recipe below)
  • brine (Note: Depending on the size of your belly, and the container in which you are brining, you may need to multiply this recipe. You will need enough, to cover the belly in the brining container.)
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 1 tablespoon red chile flakes
  • 1 tablespoon allspice berries
  • 1 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon mace (ground)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (small, crushed)
  • 2 bay leaves (broken in to pieces)
  • 1/4 cup coriander seeds (toasted)
  • 2 tablespoons black peppercorns (toasted)
  • 2 tablespoons bbq rub (R Butts R Smokin’ R Beef)
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