Beer glazed roasted pork belly strips (or ribs)

This scrumptious Beer glazed roast pork belly strips (or ribs) recipe will make your weekend Braai a hit!

Beer glazed pork belly strips


This recipe can also be used with a rack of pork ribs
  • 800g pork belly strips, outer skins removed 
  • Salt and pepper to taste 
  • 1 x tin beer (approx. 330ml lager)
  • 100 ml honey
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic 
  • 1 tablespoon English or French mustard 
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch (Maizena) mixed to a paste with water
  • Freshly chopped herbs, such as parsley or thyme


Dry the pork rashers well with kitchen paper and season with salt and pepper. Leave them at room temperature while you make the beer glaze.  Mix the beer, honey, brown sugar, garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper in a saucepan.  Stir continuously over low heat and simmer until it becomes syrupy. Add the English mustard, salt, pepper and Maizena paste and stir until thick and translucent.  Braai or grill the pork rashers over medium-hot coals, approximately 5 minutes per side.  Turn them over only a few times. During the last 5 minutes and at the end of the grilling process, paint the beer glaze on the pork rashers with a food brush.  Finish it off with a sprinkling of fresh herbs.