This Boiled Pork Belly with Asian Dip is an incredibly simple dish that only takes a few minutes of active time, and results in incredibly tender pork belly with a refreshing and flavorful savory dipping sauce that is so satisfying to eat! The dish is perfect for any occasion, and especially for gatherings where your guests will be so impressed by its simplicity and tastiness!
Pork belly is a cut of meat that comes from the belly of the pig, and it has alternating layers of fat and lean meat. It is a popular ingredient in many cuisines, such as Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Filipino. Pork belly is known for its rich and succulent taste, as well as its crispy and crunchy texture when roasted or fried. However, pork belly can also be cooked by boiling, which is a simple and healthy method that preserves the natural flavor and moisture of the meat. Boiling also makes the pork belly easier to slice and serve.
The dipping sauce is made with spring onion, light soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and white vinegar, and it adds a burst of freshness and tanginess to the pork belly.
Boiling pork belly with Asian dip is a dish that does not require a lot of ingredients or time. You only need some pork belly, spring onion, ginger, light soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and white vinegar, which are common and affordable items that you can find in most grocery stores or online. The cooking process is straightforward and involves boiling the pork belly with some spring onion and ginger, then letting it cool down and slicing it. The dipping sauce is made by mixing the spring onion, light soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, and white vinegar in a small bowl. The result is a dish that is delicious, tender, and aromatic, and can be enjoyed hot or cold.
You can serve boiled pork belly with Asian dip with some steamed rice or noodles, or eat it on its own as a light meal. Try it today and let me know what you think!
Watch How To Make It
Boiled Pork Belly with Asian Dip
- 600 g pork belly
- 3 stalks spring onion
- 2 slices ginger
- 50 g spring onion
- 3 tbsp light soy
- 1 tbsp sugar
- some sesame oil
- 1 tsp white vinegar
- Boil water in a pot, then add the pork belly, spring onion and ginger. Let it simmer with the lid on for 25 minutes.
- Take out the pork and let it cool down. While waiting, chop up some basil and make the dipping sauce.
- Slice up the pork as thin as you'd like, then serve!