How to make crispy roast pork with crackling in an air fryer

The perfect winter dish!

It’s no secret that air fryers are seeing a boom in popularity thanks to their ability to cook delicious dishes without the hassle – and with so many creative recipes being shared around the internet, your options are almost limitless!

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With the mercury dropping, there’s no better way to warm up than with a mouth-watering homecooked meal, and we’ve found the perfect recipe for roast pork with crackling that’s easy, delicious, and sure to be a family favourite!

Roast Pork prepped (Credit: A-j Motu’apuaka)

Posted to the Facebook group Kmart Air Fryer Recipes, one user named A-j Moti’apuaka revealed just how simple it is to make this delightful dish in a 3.2L Kmart Air Fryer.

She reveals this is her second attempt at cooking the dish as she wanted to check it wasn’t a fluke the first time!

The end result is divine roast pork complete with the crispiest crackling.

“Definitely need to budget this into my regular shop,” she wrote on the post.  

Roast pork cooked to perfection (Credit: A-j Motu’apuaka)

All you have to do is prep the meat the night prior and then pop it in the air fryer not long before you’re ready to serve up and voila, another low-maintenance air fryer hack!


  • Roast pork 1.1kg, boneless.
  • Potatoes (optional)


  1. Pat dry, score and add salt rub the day before.
  2. Leave in the fridge uncovered.
  3. Remove from fridge, salt and oil.
  4. Cook at 200°C for 20mins.
  5. If the crackling needs to be cooked further, cook at 175°C for 30mins (add potatoes 10mins in and remove 10mins before finish).
  6. Cover with aluminium foil and leave to rest for ten minutes before serving.

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