Summery Taiwanese Salad with Pork Belly

Summery Taiwanese Salad with Pork Belly

The sauce with garlic and aroma of sesame oil is very appetizing. Good with rice, as nibbles with drinks, or for your dinner party.

Ingredients: 3 to 4 servings

Pork belly
about 400 g
Japanese leek
Grated garlic
1 clove
Grated ginger
about the same size as the garlic
Oyster sauce
2 tablespoons
Soy sauce
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
Cold water
70 ml
Sesame oil
2 teaspoons
★Ra-yu or chunky ra-yu
as needed
For the preparation of pork:
2 slices
Cooking sake
2 tablespoons


1. Boil water in a pot and add the ginger and cooking sake. Put the piece of pork belly and cook for 30 minutes (if it's too big, cut it in half).
2. Julienne the leek and soak in water for 30 minutes. Drain well. Julienne the cucumber.
3. Combine the sauce ingredients except the ★ ingredient.
4. After it's cooled, slice the pork thinly.
5. Place the julienned cucumber on a serving dish.
6. Put sliced pork belly on top.
7. Garnish with leeks.
8. Drizzle with the combined sauce and ra-yu oil to your liking.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to have a Taiwanese style dish.