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Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly LowCarbingAsian Cover

Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly

The BEST Asian Low-Carb/Keto recipe for Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly. Enjoy this delicious quick and easy dish at only ~1g Net Carb / Serving. Step by step directions with pictures makes this recipe quick and easy.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Japanese, Korean
Keyword keto garlic pork belly, keto pork belly pan fry, low carb garlic pork belly, low carb pork belly pan fry, pan fried pork belly, sesame oil pork belly
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 3780kcal


  • 1 1/2 lb Pork Belly the Costco one is about 10″ in length
  • 2 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/4 Inch Ginger
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/2 Stalk Green Onion


  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • Cut pork belly into ~1/2 inch thickness. The length of each piece can vary but it's best to be around 1-2 inches long per slice. Note - it's easier to slice meat more precisely if semi-frozen.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • Finely chop green onion stalk and set aside.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • Grate garlic and ginger with a grater and transfer into a small mixing bowl. Combine Sesame Oil, salt and black pepper, mix well and set aside.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • Bring a large Teflon frying pan up to temperature on high, should take around 1 minute. Once up to temp, reduce to medium-high heat, transfer pork belly and cook for about 3-5 minutes per side until nicely browned. Note - after about 5 minutes, the oils from the pork belly will start to accumulate in the pan and you will start deep frying. This is where the pork belly will really crisp up.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • Transfer the pork belly onto a holding plate along with any residual oils.
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly
  • In a new large Teflon frying pan, place on high heat, add sauce from step 4) and spread it out evenly. Once sauce starts to bubble/become fragrant (about 1 minute), add back the pork belly. Mix pork belly around until well coated and transfer onto serving plate. Top with green onions and enjoy!
    Crispy Sesame Ginger Pork Belly



Calories: 3780kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 389g | Saturated Fat: 136g | Cholesterol: 490mg | Sodium: 801mg | Potassium: 1259mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 128IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 4mg