Roast Pork

Serves 8 – 10



  • 1 Large pork belly or leg of pork
  • 10 – 12 Peeled potatoes – cut in half
  • 8 – 10 Sweet potatoes (yams) – peeled and cut in half
  • 8 – 10 Green apples – unpeeled and cut into quarters
  • Salt
  • 500 – 750ml Appletizer (or a mix of club soda and apple juice)
  • Cloves



  • Salt the pork and leave in the refrigerator overnight
  • Spike cloves into the skin of the pork
  • Place potatoes, sweet potatoes and apple into the roasting pan
  • Pour apple juice over the vegetables until it is half way up the veg
  • Place the pork on top of the vegetables
  • Bake (with lid off) at 180C for 2 hours
  • Keep adding apple juice to the mixture if you see it dries up
  • Once cooked, remove crackling and keep it on the side (not all of the crackling will be fully cooked)
  • Break up the meat (you should not need a knife to do this) and cover with tinfoil to keep it warm
  • Vegetables into a serving dish and cover to keep warm
  • Just before serving, put crackling under the grill
  • Cut crackling into pieces and place on top of pork to serve


Can be served with apple sauce and of course your other favourite vegetables.