Authentic and Substantial Pork Don

Authentic and Substantial Pork Don

Easy but it tastes really good.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
400 g
Burdock root
Bonito soup stock (thin)
800 ml
Soy sauce
100 ml
100 ml
3 tablespoons


1. Cut the burdock root into long thin shavings (easy if you use a vegetable peeler).
2. Cut the pork belly and onions into bite-sized pieces.
3. Put bonito soup stock, soy sauce, mirin, and sugar in a pot. Boil.
4. Add pork belly and burdock root and boil. Skim off the scum. Simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Add onions and simmer for another 10 minutes. Done.
6. Add mitsuba, pickled red ginger or soft poached egg if you want.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with the way to make a delicious pork don quickly using mixed flavoring ingredients.