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Simple15 Minute Stewed Pork Belly Using a Pressure Cooker

Simple15 Minute Stewed Pork Belly Using a Pressure Cooker

Let's make simple buta no kakuni (simmered pork belly chunks) in a pressure cooker!

Ingredients

Sliced pork belly
550g
Ginger (grated)
1 tablespoon
Water
Enough to submerge
☆Water
1 cup - 200ml
☆Soy sauce
5 tablespoons
☆Mirin
5 tablespoons
☆Sake
3 tablespoons
☆Sugar
3 tablespoons
☆Honey
1 tablespoon
Katakuriko slurry
as needed

Steps

1. Add the pork meat and ginger to the pot, add water, and cover with a lid. Set the pressure to high, and turn on to a medium heat. After the pressure needle has risen and it has started to pressurize, pressure-cook for 10 minutes.
2. Throw out the boiled broth from Step 1, and cut the meat into easy-to-eat portions. Add the cut pork and ☆ ingredients to the pressure cooker, and cover with a lid.
3. Set the pressure to high, and turn it on over a medium heat. Pressure-cook for 5 minutes after the pressure needle has risen and it has pressurized. Add the water-dissolved katakuriko, and it is done.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is a simple stewed pork chunk recipe that you can make in 15 minutes using a pressure cooker.
The flavor doesn't soak in so well since it is made quickly, so I tweaked the flavoring. This is seasoned so that kids can eat it easily too!