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Korean style marinated spicy pork belly on brown rice and a lettuce cup.

Korean-Style Marinated Spicy Pork Belly

Teri & Jenny
5 from 5 votes
Course Appetizer, dinner, lunch
Cuisine korean
Calories 3674 kcal


  • 1 pound thinly sliced pork belly


  • cup Korean chili paste (gochugang)
  • 2 ½ tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, washed and pat dry
  • 1 cup hot cooked brown rice, cooled optional


  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  • Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  • For pork belly: Place pork belly in a large, nonreactive mixing bowl and add remaining marinade ingredients. Mix until thoroughly combined. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Spray grill with nonstick cooking spray. Grill pork belly for 4 to 5 minutes. Flip and continue to grill for 2 additional minutes. Remove from grill and set aside.
  • To assemble: Place a tablespoon or two of rice onto the center of a single red lettuce leaf and top with pork belly, green onions and sesame seeds. Wrap up and eat.


Calories: 3674kcalCarbohydrates: 219gProtein: 69gFat: 283gSaturated Fat: 94gCholesterol: 327mgSodium: 1324mgPotassium: 2462mgFiber: 13gSugar: 41gVitamin A: 23690IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 390mgIron: 14mg
Keyword pork
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