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Japanese Style Braised Pork

Super ono, quick and simple meal...full of flavor.  You can also add your favorite vegetables during the last 10 minutes of cooking if you prefer.
Posted By: K. Taako
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Japanese
Calories 2139 kcal


  • 1 1/2 pounds pork 
  • 3 tablespoons Aloha shoyu
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon miso
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons honey 
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup sake 
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  • Cut the meat into bite-sized pieces.
  •  In a bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the shoyu, the Worcestershire sauce, the chili-bean sauce, and the honey.
  • Marinate the pork in this mixture for 30 minutes.  
  • Remove excess marinade and discard it.  
  • Heat a skillet over medium high heat, and add vegetable oil.
  • When the oil is hot, add the pork. Cook until browned. 
  • Into the pot, add sake, sugar, miso and 1/4 cup water.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 10 minutes.  
  • Add the remaining 2 tablespoons shoyu and rice wine vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes until the remaining liquid thickens.  
  • Serve over rice!


Calories: 2139kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 118gFat: 148gSaturated Fat: 54gPolyunsaturated Fat: 15gMonounsaturated Fat: 66gCholesterol: 490mgSodium: 2155mgPotassium: 2126mgFiber: 1gSugar: 51gVitamin A: 55IUVitamin B1: 5mgVitamin B5: 5mgVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 120mgIron: 8mg
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