Pork belly meat starts out from the underside or the belly of the pig.
Pork meat, like most meat in any animals, is an excellent source of high-quality protein. Vitamins and minerals such as Thiamin, Selenium, Zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Noiacin, Phosphoros and Iron are found in pork meat.
However, one should also eat pork meat in moderation. Despite being popular, there are also other people who prefer to stay away from pork because of their religious affiliations or simple they just don’t like their meat with too much fat content.
This part of the meat is popularly used in cured or processed meat. Ham and bacon are some of the processed meat using the belly portion because of the layers of fat and meat combined. Pork belly meat is one of the most versatile part of the pig. Although some people find it too fatty it is still a popular choice. In fact, it is one of the easiest part of the pork meat to cook with. A lot of recipes can be made with it. It is also a popular choice among Filipinos for barbecue or the famous native viand, lechon kawali viand.
It is sold per 500 grams, 1 kilo. 1.5 kilos or 2 kilos.