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Korean-style pork shoulder

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Korean-style pork shoulder


  • Preheat the oven to 160ο C (320ο F) set to fan.
  • Put the pork into a baking pan, add the sugar, the salt, and spread them over its whole surface. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 8-12 hours. Do not leave it for longer, as it will become salty. 
  • Rinse the meat very well and transfer it to a baking pan with a rack. Then, using a knife, prick holes in 10 to 15 spots. 
  • Cut the garlic and the ginger into slices, and divide them among the holes. 
  • Spread the olive oil, the rosemary, and wrap well with aluminum foil. 
  • Bake for 4 hours. 

For the glaze

  • Increase the oven’s temperature to 200ο C (390ο F).
  • In a frying pan over high heat add the sweet chili sauce, the balsamic vinegar, and simmer for 2-3 minutes until the glaze sets and thickens. 
  • Remove the pork and pour the glaze over it. Bake for 30-50 minutes until it is caramelized.

To serve

  • Add the noodles into a bowl along with the peas, the leek cut into thin strips, the green part of the spring onions into small pieces, add some boiling water, and cover with plastic wrap. Leave the noodles according to the packet’s instructions. 
  • Drain, add the soy sauce, mix, and serve. 
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
28 %


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)
54 %

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)
60 %

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)
5 %


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)
12 %


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)
92 %


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)
0 %


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)
6 %


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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