Delicious bites of juicy apple with flavorful caramelized pork.

Serves 4-6


  • 2 Envy™ Apples
  • 2 lbs trimmed pork belly
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • ½ cup hoisin or char siu sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Skewers


  1. Pre-heat the oven to 340°F. Arrange the pork belly skin-side-up in a small to medium sized roasting pan or similar.
  2. Pour the apple juice around the outside and add the star anise and cinnamon stick.
  3. Cover with a lid or foil and bake for 2 hours. Remove the foil and transfer the pork to a cooling rack, reserve ¾ cup of the cooking juices.
  4. Combine the cooking juices with the hoisin or char sui sauce and add the sesame seeds.
  5. Cut the pork belly into single/bite sized portions and arrange on a lined baking tray.
  6. Cut the apples into quarters, remove cores, and cut into short slices across the wedges.
  7. Arrange 2-3 apple slices on top of pork portions and secure with a skewer.
  8. Drizzle the apple and pork with the glaze and grill for 10-15 minutes until caramelized.
  9. Serve with coleslaw as an entrée or use small portions as hors d’oeuvres.

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