Porkbelly Mexican style

Porkbelly Mexican style

This is a recipe you can’t refuse! 
This recipe is inspired by Morrison’s affection with gangster movie’s  

Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 people
Calories 1986 kcal


  • 1 Pork belly
  • 2 tbsp chipotle peppers in adobo sauce diced

pork marinade

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • ½ onion
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp pepper

sweet sauce

  • 8 tbsp agave syrup
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp oregano dried
  • 2 tsp paprika powder
  • tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon


  • Use a chef’s knife to cut the meat side of the pork belly, slice deep into (not all the way through)  it in both way’s so you make little cubes.
  • Put the pork belly in a tray and start making the marinade.
  • Slice fine garlic and onion and put it in a heated pan with the olive oil.
  • Fry the garlic and onion until the turn soft, then add the diced chipotle peppers in adobo sauce and the tomato paste.
  • Stir it well until it’s a smooth paste, then add the parsley and the salt and pepper to your liking.
  • Let the marinade cool down and rub the pork belly with the marinade, make sure everything is covered.
  • Set up the barbecue for indirect cooking at around 160°C/320°F.
  • If the pork belly hits a core temperature of 92°C/198°F it’s done, you can check this with a meat thermometer, it should take about 3 hours meanwhile, you can make the sweet sauce.
  • Grab a pan and add all the ingredients for the sauce, keep stirring and wait for a syrupy bubble now your sauce is done.
  • Pour some sweet sauce over your pork belly and enjoy it!    



Calories: 1986kcalCarbohydrates: 46gProtein: 34gFat: 185gSaturated Fat: 66gPolyunsaturated Fat: 20gMonounsaturated Fat: 87gCholesterol: 245mgSodium: 2558mgPotassium: 1113mgFiber: 4gSugar: 35gVitamin A: 1808IUVitamin C: 20mgCalcium: 68mgIron: 4mg
Keyword El chapo, Kamado, Morrison, PitmasterX, Pork, Pork belly, Smoke, Smoked
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