“J-Simple Recipes” is the abbreviation for “Japanese Simple Recipes.”
We explain Japanese recipes you can easily cook, as well as typical meals, foodstuffs and table manners.

J-Simple Recipes title

simmered pork

  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 494 kcal
  • Total Time: 2 h 10 m
    • Prep: 5 m
    • Cook: 2 h 5 m
  • Japanese: Yude-buta
Simmered Pork


  • 500 g boneless pork belly
  • 2 liters water
  • suitable amount of mustard (optional)

dipping sauce:

Step 1

step 1:

Pour the water into a pan. Bring to a boil and add the pork.

Step 2

step 2:

Simmer for 30 minutes on low heat. Turn over and simmer for another 30 minutes. Remove from the heat. Leave in the pan for 1 hour.

Step 3

step 3:

Remove the pork and drain it. Slice the pork and place on a serving plate.

Step 4

step 4:

To make the dipping sauce, mix the soy sauce and rice vinegar in a bowl and pour into shallow dishes. If you desire, put mustard on the pork.



Because simmering pork belly removes extra fat, this dish has fewer calories. However, the delicious pork taste remains. The sour dipping sauce and mustard make the pork taste even more delicious.


Int'l. recipes with a Japanese twist