Miso Braised Pork Belly

Miso Braised Pork Belly
Recipe Type: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Miso Braised Pork Belly
  • ⅓ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tablspoon canola oil
  • 4 gloves garlice, minced
  • 1 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled and minced
  • ¼ cup fish sauce
  • 2 cups water
  • ½ cup mild miso
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 4 pounds pork belly
  1. Remove skin from pork belly and sear on a very hot grill.
  2. While pork belling is grilling mix all remaining ingredients, excluding honey, until dissolved. Heating slightly will help this process. Place braising liquid and pork belly in a pan. Place pan in smoker at roughly 300 degrees for two hours. Cover with foil and continue to braise until tender.
  3. Remove pork belly and skim as much fat from the braising liquid as possible. Add honey and reduce liquid to a thick syrup.
  4. Return pork belly to a very hot grill and baste with "syrup." Once the syrup/glaze has set remove from heat and rest for a few minutes. Slice and serve.
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