There are many different Asian cuisines to choose from when looking for international recipes using pork! There’s Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipino, and more. Each one of these cultures has unique and delicious dishes and I couldn’t choose just one. That’s why we put together this list of 25 Asian Pork Recipes with ideas from each culture. If you love restaurant quality meals at home this is the list for you!
Filipino cuisine is one of my favorites because I was lucky to be introduced to it when I was young at a friend's house. We have Asian Pork Recipes from the Philippines like Binagoongan Baboy, Filipino Grilled Pork Belly Barbecue, Pork Binagoongan, and more. After that we will explore Japanese pork dishes like Tonkatsu and Shogayaki! Next up are Korean cuisine recipes like bulgogi and Korean BBQ Pork. Last but not least you will see some Chinese Asian Pork Recipes like Sweet and Sour Pork! I even managed to find one authentic Vietnamese pork recipe for a Vietnamese Noodle Bowl with Grilled Pork!
The Filipino Pork Barbecue (Pork BBQ) is one of the best Asian pork recipes! They’re sure to be a hit at any dinner party or BBQ. The meat is grilled on skewers right before your eyes. Every summer I love to sit back and relax with my family and sit by the pool with one of these bad boys in one hand and a cold drink in the other. The marinated pork is delicate, flavorful, and perfect for hot days.
Binagoongan Baboy is an excellent family meal to cook in under an hour using one pan. Featuring pork belly, shrimp paste, and chili peppers, and stewed in fresh tomatoes - it’s a Filipino dish that’s sure to please. So if you love hearty, boldly flavored, and classic recipes served up with steamed rice this is the one for you. For best results use pork belly for a thick cap of skin that cooks to melt-in-your-mouth tenderness!
Celebrate summer with delicious Asian Pork Recipes like this Filipino Style BBQ Spare Ribs. It is simple and basic yet amazingly mouthwatering. You will need 1 kilo pork spareribs, 2 red chili pepper (siling labuyo), 6 pcs calamansi (juiced), 4 cloves garlic, minced, ¼ cup brown sugar, 1 tablespoon ground black pepper, 3 tablespoon soy sauce, salt, 2 cups water, for boiling, 2 tablespoon cornstarch + cold water (slurry), spring onions, and (dahonng sibuyas sesame seed!
Filipino Grilled Pork Belly Barbecue (Inihaw na Liempo) never fails to impress your taste buds! In the Philippines they love barbecue very much. So much so that in every village, barrio, and street corner you will find a barbecue stand with a wide variety of meat including chicken feet! So when I tell you that Filipino Grilled Pork Belly Barbecue is excellent trust and believe it’s absolutely mouthwatering.
Filipino Pork BBQ skewers are sweet and tangy not to mention quick and easy. This Asian pork recipe can be prepped ahead of time by chopping the pork, mincing the garlic, and then measuring out the ingredients for the marinade. Marinate the pork and then pull it out when you’re ready to grill. The pork itself only needs 3-5 minutes on the grill.
Pork Binagoongan is a Filipino dish that’s bold in flavor. It’s quick and easy and packed with flavors like umami and rich, savory shrimp paste sauce. When served with rice it’s a very budget friendly recipe too. Binagoongan is a popular Filipino method of cooking where the ingredients are cooked with "bagoong" also known as "alamang") which is a condiment made of fermented fish or shrimp paste.
Filipino Adobo is another popular cooking method in the Philippines. The meat is simmered in a mix of vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic. It is super delicious, tangy, and savory. The fatty pork shoulder really balances out the acidity of the vinegar. This recipe takes a little under 2 hours to make from start to finish resulting in 6 hearty portions.
These Japanese pork ribs are another favorite Asian pork recipe you will adore. It’s roasted in the oven with pork ribs resulting in a super tender, sweet, savory and tasty dish. You will need pork ribs, strawberry jam, rice wine, soy sauce, ginger, sesame oil, salt, and garlic. For best results top it off with toasted sesame seed and Japanese seven spices!
Japanese Tonkatsu is a must have recipe for meal planning! All you need are simple pantry staples like flour, eggs, rice, Panko, salt and pepper. Boneless pork chops will cook up nicely in this dish also. This recipe comes together in a lovely way and you can even freeze the leftover cutlets for later.
Japanese Ginger Pork (Shogayaki) is a scrumptious Asian pork recipe that’s always a hit. All you need is thinly sliced pork tenderloin, soy sauce, grated ginger, mirin, canola oil, toasted sesame seeds, and green onion. With minimal and simple steps it’s ready in a flash. Just mix the marinade and marinate the pork for 30 minutes before cooking.
11. Korean BBQ Pork
Korean BBQ Pork is delicious and easy to make any day of the week. Just marinate the meat in red chili paste (Gochujang) before pan cooking it for a short period of time. It’s so tasty when garnished with sesame seeds and served with vegetables and rice. Make sure to thinly slice your pork shoulder and mix the marinade with green onion, garlic, ginger, chili paste, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, and pepper.
If you’re looking for Asian pork recipes that are quick and scrumptious try Korean Pork Chops! This dish is ready to do in 39 minutes flat . They’re fantastically spicy and sweet with fresh ginger and sweet chili sauce. All you need are simply ingredients you likely already have or are simple to find. Give it a try and let us know what you thought!
Simple Oven Baked Korean Spicy Pork is so good and easy. You won’t believe you only need 4 seasoning ingredients. Similar to bulgogi, it’s easy to freeze for meal planning purposes. So grab some Korean red chili powder (gochukaru), garlic, green plum extract (maesil cheong) and create your amazing flavor profile!
Jeyuk Bokkeum 제육볶음 (Korean Spicy Pork Stir Fry aka Dwaeji bulgogi) is tender, stir fried, sweet, spicy, and smoky. You won’t believe it’s ready in 25 minutes. Bring the flavors of your favorite Korean restaurant to your own home. The pork is really great for lettuce wraps or over rice. Once you have a taste you won’t be disappointed.
Korean Pork Bulgogi is a classic Asian pork recipe using thinly sliced, marinated pork that's cooked to perfection. The pork is mouthwatering with dried chili flakes and whole dried chilies. This spicy dish isn’t for the faint of heart, but if you adore heat it’s right up your alley. The meat is also marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and more.
Chinese Roast Pork Belly is the perfect Asian recipe to make at home. The roast pork belly is so crispy you will be in love. The center of the meat is tender and juicy plus it’s seasoned to perfection. You can eat it for any main course any day of the week. Crispy Chinese style pork belly (aka 'Siew Yoke' or 'Siu Yook') is sure to become. New favorite in your household.
Peking Pork Chops with tangy sweet and sour sauce is an excellent Asian pork recipe. This restaurant quality dish will have you jumping for joy. You can even cook it up in 25 minutes or less at home! Who doesn’t love tender pork chops covered in a delicious sweet and sour sauce? Serve with rice and steamed veggies!
Try this sticky Chinese barbecue pork belly (char siu)! It’s the Asian pork recipe you’ve been dreaming of. As a matter of fact this is one of the most popular pork dishes in Chinese/Cantonese cuisine! Furthermore, it is one of the most ordered recipes in Chinese restaurants. For best results use lean pork belly (or spare) ribs.
Chinese Salt and Pepper Pork are strips of pork that are shallow fried and seasoned in a delicious salt and pepper seasoning. They are so quick and easy to make in 30 minutes only. Make it for lunch, dinner, or a party meal. Once you learn to make this meal at home you’ll never crave takeout again. Serve it with some hot steamed rice and your favorite leafy greens!
This Oven Baked Char Siu Recipe (Chinese BBQ Pork) is perfect for the salty, sweet, and sticky meat lover. It’s a lovely appetizer alone or a main course served over white rice. This Char siu recipe is super moist, easy, and crispy with caramelized outer edges. The best part is that you can use the leftovers for noodles or stir fry rice! You will need Boneless pork shoulder or pork butt, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, fresh garlic, and optional red food color.
Honey Garlic Pork Chops are ready in the flash of an eye with amazing flavors. If you’re looking for Asian pork recipes for the whole family look no further. They are crispy and thin served in a restaurant quality style with honey and garlic sticky sauce. Serve them with white rice, ramen noodles, rice noodles, udon noodles, in a stir fry with egg and vegetables, and more!
Tender Skillet Hunan Pork Bites will delight your senses all year long. You won’t believe it’s cooked in 7 minutes or less! That means you’ll be chowing down in 20 minutes. You can even prep it as a freezer meal. With flavors like ginger, dried hot pepper, vinegar, cornstarch, and soy sauce what’s not to love.
This Vietnamese Noodle Bowl with Grilled Pork is the most delicious dish ever. Asian pork recipes like this will have you amazed you cooked it by yourself at home. The Vermicelli noodles are topped with chargrilled pork, crunchy veggies, lime and peanuts! What a flavor combination in one dish!
Sweet and Sour Pork lets you skip out on another take out night and bring the feast to your own kitchen. This crispy fried pork is coated with sticky sweet and tangy sauce made of unique yet simple ingredients. Ingredients include garlic, ketchup, apple cider vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, olive oil, lemon juice, water, and salt. The batter is simple enough with flour, corn, starch, baking soda, salt, and water.
Air Fryer Honey Glazed Pork Belly is another one of my favorite Asian pork recipes! It is delicious, savory, sweet, and simple to whip up in a flash. If you love tender pork and sweet savory sauce this is the dish for you. The most important key ingredient is Fermented red bean curds for the beautiful red color. Another one is the Chinese cooking wine!
25 Asian Pork Recipes
- Filipino Pork Barbecue Recipe
- Binagoongan Baboy
- BBQ Pork Spare Ribs (Filipino Style)
- Filipino Grilled Pork Belly Barbecue
- Filipino Pork BBQ Skewers
- Pork Binagoongan
- Filipino Adobo
- Japanese Pork Ribs
- Japanese Tonkatsu Pork Cutlet
- Japanese Ginger Pork (Shogayaki)
- Korean BBQ Pork
- Korean Pork Chops
- Simple Oven Baked Korean Spicy Pork
- Jeyuk Bokkeum 제육볶음 (Korean Spicy Pork Stir Fry aka Dwaeji bulgogi)
- Korean Pork Bulgogi
- Chinese Roast Pork Belly
- Peking Pork Chops
- Sticky Chinese Barbecue Pork Belly
- Chinese Salt and Pepper Pork
- Oven Baked Char Siu Recipe (Chinese BBQ Pork)
- Honey Garlic Pork
- Tender Skillet Hunan Pork Bites
- Vietnamese Noodle Bowl with Grilled Pork
- Sweet and Sour Pork
- Honey Glazed Pork Belly (Air Fryer)
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