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Easy Pork Belly Wraps with Umeboshi and Shiso Leaves in the Microwave

Easy Pork Belly Wraps with Umeboshi and Shiso Leaves in the Microwave

A perfect dish to pack in your bento. This simple recipe is all about wrapping and microwaving. A menu to brighten up the busiest mornings.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
250 g (10 slices)
Shiso leaves
10 leaves
Umeboshi
5
Soy sauce
to taste

Steps

1. Mash the umeboshi with a spoon. Add a few drops of soy sauce. Slice the shiso leaves in half.
2. Top the pork belly with shiso and umeboshi as seen above. Wrap up from the edges.
3. Put in a microwave-proof dish, and cover with plastic wrap. Off it goes into the microwave. 3 minutes at 500 W! It's ready to eat when the meat is cooked enough.
4. Also try coating and deep-fry (Recipe ID: 2221714).
5. It's a perfect dish to pack into any gaps in your bento.

Story Behind this Recipe

I'm always rushing in the mornings when I'm preparing our lunchboxes, but I didn't want to depend on frozen food! That's how I came up with this recipe. It's colorful and pleasing to the eye. It turned out to be a life-saver recipe. Go one step further and deep-fry these rolls for a change.