Salty Garlic Butter Hot Pot with Pork and Cabbage

Salty Garlic Butter Hot Pot with Pork and Cabbage

Throw this together for an extra dish with tonight's meal using ingredients you have on hand! Salty garlic butter nabe is one of my family's favorite dishes.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Pork belly for shabu-shabu (or any thinly sliced pork)
around 150 g
1 clove
20 g
*Chicken soup stock granules
amount for 1.5 cups of soup
* Water
1 cup (200 ml)
* Sake
1/2 cup (100 ml)
to taste
Black pepper
to taste
to taste


1. Melt half the butter in an earthenware pot. Stir fry the garlic (sliced) until fragrant.
2. Stir fry the pork until browned. Add the * ingredients and bring to a boil.
3. Skim off the scum, add the salt and black pepper, and adjust the seasonings to taste. Add the cabbage (cut into bite-size pieces) and boil.
4. While it's boiling, add the remaining butter and it's done. Dip in ponzu sauce and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

When it's cold, the best food to eat is hot pot! The garlic, salt, and butter aroma will increase your stamina too!