Sooyook, Boiled Pork Slices, 수육!

An absolutely delicious and easy to follow recipe. Re-blogging this for a later date 😀 *UPDATE* We made this last night and it was ridiculously awesome. The mother in law came in and took over half way through so she added a lot of different ingredients to the mix. Either would be delicious, but here’s what the mother in law added to the pot on top of what was already in: 1/4 Korean radish, peeled and chopped; three red chilies; soy sauce; Japanese apricot liqueur and a large knob of ginger. This recipe was more than giving for its simplicity. Do try it!

Easy Kooking Korean

Sooyook is one of the beloved dish by Koreans.

It is boiled pork slices using boneless belly part.


When Americans use this part mainly for making bacon, Koreans use this part for Sooyook.

Ingredients: pork belly, garlic, onion, green onion, ginger, soju (or cooking wine), Doenjang (soy bean paste)

Kooking Time: 2.5 hrs.


[Brief Explanation on Ingredients]

1.Soju: distilled beverage in Korea. Made out of sweet potatoes, it tastes like Vodka.

2.Doenjang: soy bean paste. Yon can’t talk about Korean food without it. They are available at Wegmans and Asian markets.


3. Pork Belly is available at Asian markets.


4. Peel the vegetables but we are going to use them as bulks.



1. Boil water in a big pot.


2. Put a spoonful of Doenjang in the pot: this is to get rid of the meat odor.


3. Put rest of the ingredients into the pot…

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