Serve immediately. Unfortunately, it is not available on Netflix like Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories here in the States, but it’s available on Netflix Japan and other sources. My recipe uses thinly sliced tender pork loin which has more meat and less fat. Thank you for trying this recipe! Simple but awesome. is the name. I am making your warm mushroom salad again an I am going to do this pork belly thing tonite for dinner although instead of pork belly, I am going to use a ham steak which I have in my fridge. For those of you who are interested in making Japanese home-cooked meals more often, I hope this set menu gives you some inspirations. Use of this website is subject to mandatory arbitration and other terms and conditions, select, Cut off the core of the cabbage and shred the cabbage into thin slices. Featured in the popular Japanese drama "Kodoku no Gurume", this Pan Fried Ginger Pork Belly is cooked in a savory soy sauce base with a hint of sweetness and a touch of spicy ginger. Thank you for letting me know! Thank you so very much. pork belly isn’t always available unless you ask a butcher since its typically used for cured meat (pancetta, bacon) i will try to replace with other fatty cuts similar to “boston butt” (it’s from the shoulder i think) its called bondiola here. Your email address will not be published. As a salesman, Gorō travels across Japan, visiting restaurants and street booths to sample the local cuisine. nami – i am allergic to ginger soo if i don’t add ginger in it, will it taste strange? Or like you said, you can always use thinly sliced pork loin. Hi Ramon! I’m not sure where you’re from, but if you live in the U.S., try finding pork belly from Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Mexican grocery stores. All images and content on this site are copyright protected. HAHAHA. thank you again for this wonderful site. Heat up a non stick wok [without oil], sear the skin side to brown a little. We will be moving out near you soon. Hi Bkhuna! Your email address will not be published. This post may contain affiliate links. In a bowl or a liquid measuring cup, combine 3 Tbsp sake, 3 Tbsp mirin, 2 tsp sugar, and 2 Tbsp soy sauce. I’m happy to hear you enjoy the warm mushroom salad! Oh my! The Kitchen Abroad is an online food magazine, run by ex-chef turned digital nomad Evan Kristine, where you’ll find loads of comfort food and cooking for one recipes, budget-friendly ingredients, and a realistic approach to home cooking. Blanch pork belly for about 5-10 minutes or until firm. Dish up to serve. xo. Anyone interested, here’s Ray’s site: Design by. 400 gm pork belly meat with skin [keep whole]. Oh my, that pork belly looks so delicious, it makes me drool just looking at it. This recipe is based on the Japanese drama show Kodoku no Gurume (孤独のグルメ), and the recipe (ingredients and instruction) is exactly how it’s cooked in the show. Please read my disclosure policy for details. More sauce means ‘bring on your appetite!’. With a slight difference, it is a simmered food (Nimono) and teriyaki sauce. Flip the meat once in a while to cook thoroughly. Hi Kimmy! It’s different from how I normally cook my Ginger Pork (Shogayaki), but I would like you to know that there are many ways to make this popular home cooked dish. And this ginger pork uses more sauce too. I will be saving this recipe to make again soon. Theme images by. . FYI, mirin gives the “glaze” of Teriyaki sauce (Teri means shine in Japanese). I really suggest your readers check it out – although it will make you hungry and start cooking every recipe here! Thank you for taking the time to answer. If you make this recipe, snap a pic and hashtag it #justonecookbook — We love to see your creations on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter! Thanks for sharing the website to watch Kodoku no Gurume. Mix the ginger and negi in the sauce. I am also going to use Coconut Aminos in place of the soy sauce. You don’t probably know how my website looked like in 2011 when I started… so don’t worry about it. It’s the house red at Chez Panisse. Please do not use my images without my permission. No doubt a highly nutritious and wholesome meal, it is also a representation of how much thought that goes into a typical Japanese meal. Hi Fumiko! Removed and rinsed with water. is there a ginger substitute? For information about our privacy practices, please visit our website. Midnight Diner is a wonderful show. You probably know already but the amount of fat in each pork belly slice is quite different in Japan and US (even though the pork belly is from a Japanese market here). The set usually comes with a main dish of your choice, along with steamed rice, miso soup, some pickles, and 1-2 side dishes (you get to pick sometimes). Thank you so much for trying my recipe! Removed and cut into about 1/2 cm thick slices. Even the drama character requested for a (complimentary) second bowl of steamed rice to enjoy the delicious sauce. And stay in touch on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, and Instagram for all the latest updates. If you get a block, you can always slice on your own:, thank you nami, im from Argentina btw, there is great meat here but the cuts vary from other countries.