pork belly


Definition of pork belly

: an uncured side of pork

Examples of pork belly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The scereto is a strip adjacent to the belly, and the result is the fatty rich deliciousness of pork belly with less straight fat and a meatier, more steak-like texture. Larry Olmsted, Forbes, 6 Nov. 2021 Tacos and tamales, served a la carte, can be made from duck, carne asada, pork al pastor, Baja fish, fried chicken, sweet chili shrimp, citrus pork belly or beef and chorizo. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 4 Nov. 2021 There are also beef, duck, pork belly and vegetarian proteins. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Oct. 2021 The menu may feature artful presentations of octopus confit or pork belly, but expect the unexpected. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, 8 Oct. 2021 The meat cooler has thick cuts of pork belly and dwaeji kalbi to whisk over the searing grill. Nick Rallo, Dallas News, 31 Aug. 2021 Then there’s a variety of anticuchos (skewers) including chicken, pork belly, and corazon or beef heart, along with various empanadas, from chorizo to mushroom. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 The four tostadas are pork belly, chicken, soy chorizo and mushroom. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Aug. 2021 With the soft pork belly, crimson red dribbles of fat warn of heat, which instead invites with smoke and aromatics. Louisa Chu, chicagotribune.com, 11 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of pork belly

1904, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pork belly was in 1904

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9 Nov 2021

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“Pork belly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pork%20belly. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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