Korean Grilled Belly Pork with Gochujang – 22nd Teban Gardens Community Breakfast on 18Nov2016

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang 

did a korean grilled belly pork with gochujang for teban gardens community breakfast this morning on 18.11.2016. ^^

this my 22nd friday breakfast community meal at teban gardens community service centre.

i first started doing a community meal dish for teban gardens CSC on 8.1.2016.

the centre was started in 2002 after much effort & challenge by our RI friend who is a pastor of pasir panjang hill brethren church (pphbc) which owns & runs the CSC.

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang + onions & leek

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang + onions & leek 

i just came back from korean on monday few days back. enjoyed all the korean bbq. 🙂

quite apt i guess to do a korean dish.

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang

korean grilled belly pork with gochujang

anyway i decided what to cook last minute & went to sheng shiong at 9.30pm last evening (ie the night before) & bought 1.5kg belly pork.

gochujang

gochujang

then i realized i did not have gochujang & went SS again & boughtthe only available 170g container. i think S$2.40??

 

1.5kg belly pork after 5.5hrs in 95degC oven

1.5kg belly pork after 5.5hrs in 95degC oven

1.5kg belly pork after 5.5hrs in 95degC oven

1.5kg belly pork after 5.5hrs in 95degC oven 

after scalding to remove scum, i had the belly pork in sealed oven dishes in 95degC ove for 5.5hrs. started about 12am.

seasoned with gochujang, chopped garlic & ginger

seasoned with gochujang, chopped garlic & ginger 

i got up about 6.45am, sliced the belly pork & seasoned with 2 tbsp gochujang, 4 tsp chopped garlic & 3cm chopped ginger.

yellow onions & leek

yellow onions & leek 

then i cooked the onions & leeks.

1 whole large onion, & 1 whole leek.

first fried chopped garlic, the onions, then added leek. & oyster sauce & fish sauce.

dished them out onto the aluminium tray for transport.

seasoned with gochujang, chopped garlic & ginger

seasoned with gochujang, chopped garlic & ginger 

then i fried the 1.5kg belly pork in 2 batches.

hot pan, a bit of butter, then the belly pork. charred a little bit but didn’t want to overcook. the dished on top of the onions & leek, covered with aluminium foil & transport to teban gardens.

anyway the community service centre folks & the volunteers all loved it.

pork was very tender but not breaking, good bite & quite excellent korean gochujang flavour & sweet tasty pork.

super la! ^^

<below i adjust the recipe for 500g belly pork>

c.h.e.f andy

Ingredients:

  • 500g belly pork
  • 1 large yellow onion
  • 1 leek

brine (i only used 1/2 the brine to fill my 2 oven dishes with the pork inside)

  • 1 tbsp flat sugar
  • 1 tbsp flat salt
  • 1 cup water (240ml)

seasoning

  • 1 tbsp gochujang
  • 2 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2cm chopped ginger

Directions:

  1. scald to remove scum
  2. place belly pork (covered in brine) in sealed oven dishes in 95degC oven for 5.5hrs.
  3. slice belly pork & season with gochujang, chopped garlic, chopped ginger.
  4. meanwhile fry onions & leek & set aside.
  5. return marinated belly pork to hot pan & fry. char it a little.
  6. dish out the belly pork & serve over the vegetables.