Thickly Simmered Pork and Leek

Thickly Simmered Pork and Leek

The soft leek is just the best! Enjoy this in the winter with a cup of hot sake.

Ingredients: 2 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
200 g
Leek (the white part)
★Dashi stock
2 cups - 400 ml
★Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon
1/2 teaspoon


1. Put the ingredients marked ★ in a saucepan and turn on the heat.
2. Cut the pork and leek into 5 cm pieces. Layer three pieces of pork on top of each other. Alternate skewing the pork and leek on skewers.
3. Put the skewered pork and leek into the saucepan from Step 1. When it comes to the boil, turn the heat to low, cover with a lid and simmer for 30 minutes, skimming off the scum as it simmers. It's done when the leek has softened. Sprinkle ichimi spice if you like, and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

I used to eat this a lot with my family when I was younger. I don't like leek that much, but I like it in this.