Once you learn how to make crackling, there is no going back to the store bought again with all those nasty seed oils.

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Pork Crackling
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  • Prep: 10 m
  • Cook: 30 m
  • Total: 40 m
  • Servings:


  • pork crackling sheets
  • oil
  • salt
  • herbs


  1. Place the pork crackling on an oiled baking tray with a 1 inch lip/side. Season with salt and/or herbs and spices.
  2. Cook at 180C/350F for 10 minutes until soft.
  3. Remove from the oven and using kitchen tongs and kitchen scissors, cut into strips or shapes.
  4. Cook until golden and crispy.
  5. Drain the crackling and pour the rendered pork fat into a heatproof jug.
  6. Cool the rendered fat and use as cooking lard. Store the lard in the fridge.
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