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japanese slow cooked pork belly

yield 2 -4
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Hr 15 Min
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For japanese slow cooked pork belly

  • 2 lb
    pork belly
  • 2
    inch piece ginger cut into thick slices
  • 2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    japanese soy sauce
  • scallions for garnish

How To Make japanese slow cooked pork belly

  • 1
    Cut the pork belly into pieces. Place the pork belly in a crock pot. Mix the ginger, dashi, sake, mirin, brown sugar, and soy sauce and pour over the pork belly
  • 2
    Add 1 cup of water and cook 5 hours on low until pork is tender.
  • 3
    Remove the pork from the cooker and set aside. Strain the broth discarding the solids and put through a fat separater. Place in a saucepan and reduce by half
  • 4
    Serve the sauce over the pork belly garnished with the scallions.

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