Fried Pork Belly with Salt (Moo Sam Chan Tod Kluea) : หมูสามชั้นทอดเกลือ

Fried pork belly with salt is a popular Thai dish to cook at home. Salty pork belly is fried to a crunchy golden brown that makes it flavorful and addictive.

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1 kg fresh pork belly with skin, cut into small pieces

2 cups cooking vegetable oil

2 tablespoons salt

 Fried Pork Belly with Salt


1. Mix pork belly and salt together. Set aside for 10 mins.

2. Place pork belly skin side down into a large pot and pour enough of vegetable oil to completely submerge the meat. Use medium to high heat.

Fried Pork Belly with Salt

3. Fry until the bottom side turns lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

Fried Pork Belly with Salt

4. Flip pork and cook for another 3 minutes, until the other side turns golden brown. Pork should now be crunchy.

Fried Pork Belly with Salt Fried Pork Belly with Salt

5. Transfer pork to a mesh strainer for draining the extra oil and then cut the pork into 3/4-inch slices for serving.

 Fried Pork Belly with Salt


- Our favorite way of serving pork belly is to eat it with steamed rice or sticky rice and chili sauce

- Taste the pork and season with extra salt if needed.

Fried Pork Belly with Salt