Porchetta

 

An Italian style slow roasted pork that consists of a pork shoulder that is rubbed with spices and wrapped in a pork belly and slowly roasted until perfectly tender.

What you will need

1 pork shoulder or butt, cut into the shape of a cylinder about 3 inches diameter and 12 inches long, about 2 pounds

1/4 cup olive oil

8 cloves garlic, chopped

2 tablespoons rosemary, chopped

2 tablespoons sage, chopped

zest of 1 lemon

2 teaspoons salt

1 tablespoon cracked black pepper

1 (2 pound) pork belly with skin on, large enough to wrap around the shoulder, 12 inches across, 20-24 inches long and about 1 1/2 inches thick

1/4 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoon fennel seeds

1 tablespoon dill seeds

1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

2 teaspoons salt

1 tablespoon cracked black pepper

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