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Caramelized pork belly bao buns

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Caramelized pork belly bao buns


  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Add the pork belly into the frying pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden.
  • Remove and set aside.

For the bbq sauce

  • Preheat the oven to 180ο C (350ο F) set to fan.
  • Place the same frying pan on heat.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pan. Add the dark brown sugar and mix until it melts.
  • Add the vinegar, the ouzo, and let it evaporate.
  • Add the tomato paste and sauté. Add the paprika, the ketchup, and mix.
  • Add the pork belly into the sauce and mix until caramelized.
  • Transfer into a baking pan with a rack, spread the remaining sauce, and roast for 20 minutes.
  • Cut the cucumber into thin strips and set them aside.
  • Spread each bao bun with 1 teaspoon mayonnaise, add the pork belly cut into small pieces, cucumber, coriander leaves, sesame seeds, and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
24 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
20 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
19 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
22 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
23 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
50 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
11 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
40 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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