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Slices of Taiwanese style boiled pork belly topped with green onion served with soy garlic sauce.

Boiled Pork Belly with Soy Garlic Sauce

This delicious boiled sliced pork belly recipe is a perfect easy low carb dinner to make during the week! The pork belly is boiled until tender, then sliced and dipped in a simple and addicting soy garlic sauce!
Course Appetizer, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Asian, Asian Fusion, Taiwanese
Keyword Asian style pork belly, Easy pork belly recipe, Sliced pork belly recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 pieces
Calories 447kcal


  • 1 1/2 lb Pork Belly the Costco one is about 10" in length
  • 1/2 Inch Ginger
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 3 tbsp Japanese Sake
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1/4 Inch Jalapeno can replace with chili of choice
  • 1 Stalk Green Onions


  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Thinly slice ginger into 1/8 inch slices and set aside.
  • Fill stove top pot with enough water to completely submerge entire pork belly. Add Japanese sake, sliced ginger, salt and bring to boil. Once boiling, add the entire pork belly into the stove top pot. Bring heat down to medium-low, partially cover and cook for 40 minutes.
  • In the meantime finely dice jalapeno (with seeds), grate garlic with a grater or a garlic press and place into a dipping bowl. Add Soy Sauce, mix well, and set aside.
  • Chop green onions and set aside.
  • After 40 minutes, remove pork belly and cut into bite-size pieces around 1/2 inch in width. Transfer to serving plate, sprinkle chopped green onions on top and serve with garlic soy sauce. Enjoy!



Calories: 447kcal | Protein: 8g | Fat: 45g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 1025mg | Potassium: 163mg | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg