Pork belly Burnt Ends

Pork Belly Burnt Ends are an absolute barbecue revelation, offering a sublime fusion of sweet, smoky, and savory flavors that will dance on your palate. The end product is bite-sized morsels of pork that are crispy on the outside, succulent on the inside, radiating a deep umami flavor that is utterly delicious.

Prepare for a BBQ extravaganza with our Pork Belly Burnt Ends recipe. This recipe transforms simple pork belly into a culinary marvel through a meticulous smoking and glazing process. Each mouthful offers a wonderful explosion of sweet, salty, and smoky flavors - a true celebration of barbecue artistry. Whether you serve them as appetizers or a main course, these burnt ends are destined to be the star of any gathering.

Prep Time

30 minutes

Cook Time

3 hours




  • Pork Belly
  • Your favorite BBQ rub
  • 6 tbsp Butter
  • 1/4 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Soy Sauce
  • 3 tbsp Sesame Seed Oil
  • 1oz Fresh Ginger


  1. Score the pork belly.

  2. Cut the pork belly into 1x1 inch cubes.

  3. Apply your preferred BBQ rub all over the pork belly cubes.

  4. Smoke the pork belly cubes for 2 hours at 250 degrees.

  5. After 2 hours, transfer the smoked pork belly cubes to a foil pan.

  6. Add 6 tbsp of butter, 1/4 cup of brown sugar, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, 3 Tbsp of sesame seed oil, and 1oz of fresh ginger to the pan.

  7. Cover the pan with foil and smoke for an additional hour.

  8. Remove from the smoker and let the pork belly burnt ends rest for 30 minutes while still covered in the foil pan.

  9. Serve your Pork Belly Burnt Ends - the Best Bite in BBQ! Add this to any dish for a delightful burst of umami flavor.


Ensure to let the pork belly rest for at least 30 minutes after smoking to allow the flavors to fully develop.

Michael Duarte
Michael Duarte

A love for family & good food!