Chashu Pork Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Chashu pork is a tender Japanese braised pork belly that melts in your mouth. Enjoy this sweet and savory pork as a topping on ramen or rice for a satisfying meal.
Dinner
Japanese
8
ingredients
5
steps
130
minutes
Dom Lorenzo received his Bachelor of Science in Culinary Science at an international culinary arts school. He is a chef, recipe developer and food stylist who has previously worked as a chef de partie for the luxury Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group. He specializes in Asian cuisine but is also well-versed in classic French cuisine.

Ingredients

Servings:
8
2 tblsp
peanut oil
2.2 lb
pork belly block, rolled and trussed
1
2-inch knob of ginger, thinly sliced
3
stalks of green onion, roughly chopped
3/4 cup(s)
soy sauce
3/4 cup(s)
mirin
3/4 cup(s)
sugar
2 cup(s)
water

Directions 5 steps | 130 Minutes

Step 1

In a heavy bottomed pan, heat the peanut oil on medium-high heat. Add the rolled and trussed pork belly and sear until brown on all sides. Set aside.

Step 2

In a braising pot, combine the ginger, onions, soy sauce, mirin, sugar and water. Bring to a boil.

Step 3

Add the pork belly into the pot, adding more water until the pork is barely submerged. Cover the pot and simmer for 90 minutes. After 90 minutes, take the lid off and continue simmering until the cooking stock is reduced in half, about 30 minutes. Regularly skim off any foam that comes up to the surface.

Step 4

Remove pork from the pot and let cool for about 20 minutes before carving into thin slices.

Step 5

Serve chashu pork with ramen or rice. Enjoy!


Notes:

To make carving the pork easier, you can refrigerate the cooked pork in the remaining juices overnight. The cold pork will be much easier to slice after refrigeration.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
798
FAT
69.7 g
PROTEIN
13.9 g
CARBS
22.8 g

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Carmela G.

Carmela

12 Jul 2022

A must try Chashu Pork Recipe. Definitely a thumbs up. Best paired with Rice or Ramen.

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