Honey Garlic Baked Pork Bites Recipe

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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pork shoulder, fat cap removed, cut into 1.5 – 2” pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 cup honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried red chili flakes
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, plus more for garnish
  • parsley, chopped for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a large oven-safe baking dish, gently toss the pork with salt, pepper, onion, and olive oil. Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  3. In the meantime, stir together the honey, dried red chili flakes, and garlic. Set aside.
  4. Remove the pan from the oven and add the honey and garlic mixture. Stir into the pork bites. (There will be a lot of water in the pan – do not drain!) Bake for 30 minutes, uncovered.
  5. Remove dish from oven, stir, and bake for 30 minutes. Then, repeat this step once more.
  6. Lastly, remove the dish from the oven again, add the sesame seeds, stir, and return to the oven for 30 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven, and allow to cool for five minutes. Sprinkle with chopped, fresh parsley and sesame seeds. Serve.

Recipe source: http://prettypracticalpantry

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