Korean Pork Belly Stew - West Side Beef
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Korean Pork Belly Stew

A popular Korean comfort food. Serve with rice, noodles, or enjoy on its own. Serves 4.

Marinade Ingredients

  • 7 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp peeled ginger, minced
  • 1/4 cup gochujang
  • 1 TBSP hot pepper flakes
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp black pepper

Ingredients for the stew

  • 1.5 – 2 lbs West Side Beef Pork Belly, cut into ¼ inch thick bite-size pieces
  •  2 large onions, chopped
  • 1 medium-size Korean sweet potato, diced
  • 1 large parsnip, diced – 4 green onions, sliced
  • 1.5 cups flat Korean rice cakes
  • 3½ cup West Side Beef Chicken Stock
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the garlic, ginger, hot pepper paste, hot pepper flakes, sesame oil, and ground black pepper in a bowl. Thoroughly combine and set aside.
  2. Add onions, potato, parsnip, and pork to a medium-sized pot. Mix in the seasoning paste by hand and let it sit for 30 – 60 minutes.
  3. Add the stock, fish sauce, and salt. Stir well with a spoon and cover. Simmer for 60 – 90 minutes over medium-high heat, until the pork is fully cooked and tender.
  4. Add rice cakes & green onions and continue to simmer for another 30 – 40 mins.
    Serve with rice, noodles, or on its own. Enjoy hot!

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