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Korean style BBQ grilled pork belly, samgyeopsal-gui, being picked up with a pair of chopsticks being dipped into a sesame oil dipping sauce.
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Korean BBQ Grilled Pork Belly

Grilled Korean BBQ pork belly dipped in a savory sesame oil sauce made easily in the comfort of your own kitchen. This Korean recipe also known as samgyeopsal-gui is a classic BBQ dish and a real crowd pleaser.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Korean
Keyword grilled pork belly, Korean BBQ pork belly, Samgyeopsal-gui
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 914kcal

Ingredients

Pork Belly

  • 1 1/2 lb Pork Belly
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1/2 tsp Toasted Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil if pan frying

Sesame Oil Dipping Sauce (per each dipping sauce serving)

  • 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  • 1/8 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Clove Garlic

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
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  • Cut pork belly into ~4 inch lengths and ~1/2 inch thickness and lay flat on cutting board. Sprinkle salt on both sides and set aside. Note - it's easier to slice meat more precisely if semi-frozen.
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  • Finely chop green onion stalk and set aside.
  • Finely mince 1/2 clove of garlic. Combine minced garlic with 1 tbsp Sesame Oil, 1/8 tsp black pepper and salt per serving of dipping sauce.
  • A) If pan frying, add 1 tbsp of Netural Cooking Oil to a large Teflon frying pan and bring up to temperature on high, should take around 1-2 minutes. Once up to temp, reduce to medium heat, transfer pork belly and cook for about 2-3 minutes per side until nicely browned. Transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle chopped green onions and toasted sesame seeds. Serve with sesame dipping sauce from step 4).
    B) Preheat grill on high until temp reaches ~350Once the grill is up to temp, lower heat to medium-low and place pork belly on the grill. Close lid and cook for ~2-3 minute until browned. Flip pork bellies and repeat. Once cooked, transfer to a serving plate and sprinkle chopped green onions and toasted sesame seeds. Serve with sesame dipping sauce from step 4).
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Nutrition

Calories: 914kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 94g | Saturated Fat: 33g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 43g | Cholesterol: 122mg | Sodium: 273mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 47IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 12mg | Iron: 1mg