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An oval cast iron dish with 3 pork belly tacos, black fork, and print napkin.

Mexican Pork Belly Tacos

Tamara Andersen
Succulent, umami-rich air fryer pork belly with fresh watermelon salsa and avocado in warm corn tortillas...
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Air Fryer Pork Belly 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4 servings
Calories 463 kcal


Watermelon Salsa

  • 2 cups seedless watermelon diced
  • 2 jalapeños stems and seeds removed; minced
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves chopped (small stems okay)
  • 2 limes juiced; if they're not juicy, use 3 or more
  • sea salt

Pork Belly


  • Combine salsa ingredients in a bowl. Stir to combine. Season with salt as desired.
  • Prepare any toppings (avocado, cheese, etc.).
  • Slice the pork belly.
  • Warm the corn tortillas
  • Assemble the tacos.


Calories are for 3 ounces of cooked pork belly. Cooking it in the air fryer doesn't add any fat, and much of it drips off. Your total fat and calories will vary.


Serving: 3tacosCalories: 463kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 17gFat: 30g
Keyword #TacoTuesday, fruit salsa recipe, pork belly tacos, unique taco recipes, watermelon salsa
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