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Pork Belly With Parmesan Whipped Potato by Jacques Swart


Chef Jacques Swart has come up with a delicious and simple recipe for pork belly you won’t want to miss. Using Oryx Desert Salt, you will be able to prepare a salt-rubbed pork belly, complemented beautifully with parmesan potatoes and roasted vegetables. Take a look at the full recipe to make this amazing dish.

ORYX desert SALT rubbed Pork belly Marinated in Soya & honey & served with Parmesan whipped Potato & Roast

Ingredients (for 4 servings):

400gr                          pork belly

80 ml                           Vegetable oil

                                    Crushed black pepper & 100g of oryx salt

100 ml                         Soya Sauce

2 tbsp                          Honey

5 gr                             rosemary

5 gr                             grain mustard

ORYX desert SALT & pepper mix

Parmesan potato and vegetables:

2 large                         potatoes

100 gr                         Grated parmesan Cheese

40 ml                           salted butter

1 tablespoon               freshly chopped chives

25gr                            olive oil

1 punnet                     baby carrots – peeled & cut small

1 punnet                     baby corn – cut small

40 gr                           butter

                                    ORYX desert SALT & pepper mix


  • Night before serving - Mix Soya, ORYX desert SALT, peppercorns, honey, mustard & Rosemary together. Rub on pork belly & leave to marinate over night.
  • Once marinated, cook in preheated at 160°C oven for 1 ½ hours until cooked. During the cooking process keep basting belly with the Soya marinade.
  • Whipped parmesan Cheese Potato – cook whole potatoes in preheated oven. When cooked scoop out potato from skins. Mix with parmesan cheese, butter & season. Whip together.
  • Rub butter into the cut Corn & carrots with seasoning. Roast in a preheated oven 180°C until roasted. 
  • When you’re ready for serving, remove the pork belly & slice into portions. Reheat your whipped potato & vegetables – place it onto pre-heat glasses & serve & drizzle with olive oil & garnish.
Spot the iconic Oryx horns on restaurant tables and in retail stores nationwide. South African customers can find Oryx Desert Salt in premium Woolworths stores, Cape Union Mart, Pick ‘n Pay, Food Lovers Market, Dischem and Spar as well as most health shops and deli’s countrywide.

Also available in Whole Foods Market stores in the USA, Namibia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Germany, UK, Taiwan, Nigeria and launching in Australia next.
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