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Thin-cut pork belly

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katecm Oct 17, 2012 05:11 PM

At the Asian market, I got some very thin-cut pork belly slices. They're in the freezer now and I don't know what to do with them. Too thin to braise? Can I sauté?

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    fourunder Oct 17, 2012 07:06 PM

    I assume you purchased the thin sliced pork belly at a Korean or Japanese market....Chinese generally use thicker slices.

    The most common Korean recipe is to grill the pork belly, either seasoned or marinated......then wrapped in lettuce with condiments or dipping sauces and (Banchan)) It is also used for Hot Pots.

    http://www.maangchi.com/recipe/samgye...

    1. Crockett67 Oct 17, 2012 05:57 PM

      I broil it or stir fry it and usually serve it over rice or good ramen/samin/udon.

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        sandylc Oct 17, 2012 05:12 PM

        Cook it like bacon with lots of salt. It's called "side meat" or "side pork" in the South. Fry it in its own fat until it is crisp and brown. It's quite yummy.

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          Joebob Oct 17, 2012 05:50 PM

          +1.

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