Pork Belly Lollipops
Looking for something interesting and delicious for your next get together with family or friends? We’ve got the perfect thing – Pork Belly Lollipops! If you’re new to barbecue, you might be wondering “what are pork belly lollipops?” To answer your question, they are bite sized porky goodness. With textures that are both crispy, tender, and juicy with a mouthful of bursting flavor. They are the perfect snack for any get together. Whether it’s game night, movie night, lunch, dinner, or if you’re trying to impress your friends, nothing’s more fun than food on a stick- Especially when it’s this delicious. There’s no limit to this pork belly recipe! These little guys are so easy to make, and they’ll leave your guests asking for more!
This dish surpasses all your other food-on-a-stick favorites. The flavors truly come to life with the help of Dickey’s Rib Rub and Original Barbecue Sauce. These Pork Belly Lollipops are a real treat and so easy! To make this pork belly appetizer, all you’ll need is pork belly, Dickey’s Rib Rub, black pepper, cranberry juice, a cinnamon stick, ginger, and Dickey’s Original Barbecue Sauce. These bite sized pork pops are tender, juicy, and smokey - flavorful delicacy that will surely put you in hog heaven. We know these treats are meant to be served as an appetizer, but they’re so good, you and your guests will want them as the main course. We don’t blame you! With the sweet glaze on top, you’ll be chowing down on these pork appetizers like candy. Want to know the best part? The sweet glaze you prepared makes for the perfect dipping sauce! But you don’t have to stop there. Use Dickey’s Barbecue sauce and rib rub on your other barbecue dishes. Along with the pork belly lollipops, these stars will convert every food into the main attraction. So put on your apron and get down in the kitchen with these show-stopping treats.
Add this recipe to Yummly
Season pork belly on both sides with Dickey’s Rib Rub and black pepper. Place into a pan and hold over night to marinate. Or, save time and use our fully cooked Hickory Smoked Pork Belly
Heat smoker to 225 degrees F and smoke pork for 3.5 hours. Remove from smoker and allow to rest for 20 minutes.
While pork is resting, prepare glaze. In a small sauce pot reduce cranberry juice with cinnamon stick and ginger piece. Once reduced by 75%, add Dickey’s Original Barbecue Sauce and bring to a simmer. Turn heat off.
Cut pork into 1 inch wide strips, then cross cut into 1 inch squares.
Place skewers into the diced pieces of pork belly, dip the pieces into the cranberry barbecue sauce and return the to the smoker. Increase the heat of the smoker to 250 deg F. Smoke until sauce is slightly caramelized. 20-30 minutes.
Place on a platter and serve.