Pork is one of the most popular meats in Asian cuisine and is highly consumed in regions like China and Korea. It is loved for its sweetness and appetizing flavours. The varieties are many, as pork has several types of cuts, each having its own unique texture and flavour. Asia is known to be home to some of the best pork delicacies and if you haven’t tried any of them yet, here are a few recipes to help you get started!
1. Panang Pork Curry (Thai)
This beautiful Thai recipe is very popular and makes a delicious pork curry that goes perfectly well with jasmine rice!
2. Slow Braised Pork Hock (Chinese)
You will love the delicious flavour and aroma that comes from a pork hock. It’s like no other.
3. Kakuni (Japanese)
Here’s a recipe for pork belly with a Japanese twist and simmered in soy sauce for a warming flavour.
4. Moo Shu Pork (Chinese)
This is a popular Chinese recipe, yet famous all over the globe. It’s a delicious and juicy pork dish that you will enjoy feasting on all day!
5. Samgyeopsal (Korean)
A Korean favourite, this grilled pork belly recipe wins hearts at every dinner! Try it out for yourself!
6. Dongpo Pork (Taiwanese)
This recipe is a Taiwanese take on a Chinese dish, also known as double cooked pork belly. It takes at least two hours to make but it is worth the delicately soft and flavoured meat that you end up with!
7. Cha Siu Bao (Chinese)
This is a Chinese recipe for barbecued and steamed pork buns. Hearty and satisfying, this recipe is just perfect for that rainy day.
8. Bakkwa (Chinese)
This is a traditional Chinese meat jerky recipe commonly made with pork and enjoyed by all for its sweetness.
9. Jokbal (Korean)
Jokbal is made with a pork shank in this recipe which is quite simple to make and tastes great!
10. Minced Pork Recipe (Thai)
This is a simple and delicious recipe for a spicy pork dish that you can enjoy with steamed rice!