Every now and then, we stumble upon a recipe that is so insanely delicious, it will leave you in disbelief at how simple it is. This air fryer pork belly is one of those recipes. Thick, bite-sized pieces of pork belly are coated with a simple dry rub of five-spice powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper to make the most juicy, succulent main or poppable appetizer. We love this Chinese-inspired seasoning, but you can play around with your favourite herbs and spices to customize your dry rub. Pair it with a simple bowl of steamed rice and Chinese greens for the perfect easy meal that’s ready in under 30 minutes.
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Cut pork belly into ½-inch pieces.
In a medium-sized bowl, toss pork belly pieces with all seasonings.
Arrange pork belly pieces in an even layer in air fryer, working in two batches if necessary.
Air fry pork belly pieces at 400°F for 18 minutes, tossing once at the 10-minute mark and ensuring all pieces are flipped over.
Serve immediately and garnish with green onions, if using.