If you want to think like a chef you must learn how to adapt classical cooking techniques. Watch Cheoff Geoff teach you how to beer braise pork belly and how to make apple chipotle BBQ glaze from the braising liquid.
Let’s talk about how to beer braise any protein. Braising is a classical French technique that will always include three steps: sear the protein, build a flavourful broth from aromatics, vegetables and alcohol, then finally braise the meat low and slow. This technique never changes, so once you learn how to do it, you can apply the method to any kind of protein.
The wonderful thing about beer braised pork belly or any protein is you are left with stock, the braising liquid. It can be used in many ways. For today’s application you will learn how to make beer BBQ sauce.
Pork belly, because of its fat content, is all about that crispy skin. You will also learn how to sear pork belly, then glaze it with the BBQ sauce. It’s such a versatile protein, great on tacos, sandwiches and salads. Hope you enjoy! Bon Appetit!