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Pork Belly Bahn Mi Tacos

Bahn Mi inspired tacos with melt in your mouth grilled pork belly and quick pickled crispy vegetables.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican, Pork, tacos
Keyword: asian tacos, pork belly
Servings: 4

Ingredients

Grilled Pork Belly:

  • 2 lb pork belly strips
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp hoisin
  • 1 tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger grated
  • Very small corn tortillas heated

Quick Pickled Vegetables

  • ½ cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp fresh grated ginger
  • 1 jalapeno thinly sliced
  • ½ cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot peeled and thinly sliced lengthwise with peeler
  • ½ red bell pepper thinly sliced in long strips
  • ½ cup cilantro chopped
  • ¼ cup green onion sliced

Instructions

Grilled Pork Belly:

  • Start charcoal grill
  • In a medium bowl combine soy sauce, hoisin, rice vinegar, raw honey, garlic and ginger
  • Place pork belly strips in bowl and let site until grill is ready
  • Grill pork belly until caramelized and fat rendered, remove and let rest for 10 minutes
  • Chop and serve on tortilla with quick pickled vegetables

Quick Pickled Vegetables

  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients and let sit at least 15 minutes. Serve with grilled pork belly.