Go Back
+ servings
Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad
Print

Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad. Enjoy this delicious side dish at only ~3g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword keto pork side dish, low carb pork side dish, pork belly appetizer, pork belly side dish, pork cucumber salad, umeboshi salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Total Time 8 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 655kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb Pork Belly Thinly Sliced
  • 1/4 Inch Ginger
  • 2 Whole Umeboshi (Japanese pickled plum)
  • 2 tbsp Ponzu
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 2 Whole Cucumbers Persian/Japanese

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad
  • With a vegetable peeler, peel the skin off the cucumbers every other stroke. Slice cucumber into 1/4 inch thick pieces and set aside.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (30)
  • De-pit umeboshi, finely dice and set aside.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (31)
  • Grind ginger down with a grinder or a garter and set aside.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (5)
  • Cut pork belly into 1/2 inch width pieces and set aside.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (4)
  • In a large frying pan, add Sesame Oil and bring up to temperature over medium heat. Once oil starts to lightly smoke, carefully add pork belly followed by grated ginger. Mix well and cook until lightly browned on both sides, about 2-3 minutes.
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (33)
  • In a mixing bowl, combine cooked pork belly (along with all the liquids from the frying pan), diced umeboshi and Ponzu. Mix in the chopped cucumbers and transfer to serving bowl. Enjoy immediately!
    Japanese Cucumber Pork Belly Pickled Plum Salad Recipe (20)

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 655kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 67g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Cholesterol: 82mg | Sodium: 376mg | Potassium: 210mg | Sugar: 1g | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg