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Cooking : Lean, Sweet Teriyaki Pork

You can use chicken or beef, I believe, but this is something you can easily whip up during the busy week because all you need is to assemble the sauce, marinade the meat and then let it cook in an oven.

I used a bottled Teriyaki sauce but if you don't have it in the kitchen right now but would like to make it too, combine the following:-

  • soy sauce
  • water
  • sweet rice wine
  • sugar
  • garlic powder
  • ground ginger 

...because that's the list of ingredient (general consensus, I guess, don't hold it against me) for teriyaki sauce.

Lean, Sweet Teriyaki Pork

Normally, when I bake pork, I like the half-lean, half-fat pork belly but I think it's about time to see if my air fryer oven can turn this lean pork into delicious, not-dry dinner. And it DID!!! Yay for technology!

And while the pork is cooking in the oven, you will have the time to quickly stir-fry something green and dinner would be complete!

Anyway, here's the recipe and if you want to print out the lean, sweet teriyaki pork recipe, head over to the cookpad page.

Have fun feeding your loved ones,

Lean Sweet Teriyaki Pork


3 servings
  1. Lean pork
  2. 3 tbsp teriyaki sauce
  3. 1 tbsp soy sauce
  4. 1/2 tbsp mirin
  5. 3/4 tbsp brown sugar
  6. 1 tsp salt
  7. 1 tsp chicken/dried anchovies granules (optional)
  8. 1 dash black pepper
  9. 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  10. 1 tsp dark soy sauce
  11. 1 stalk spring onions
  12. 1 tsp sesame seed
  13. Method

    1 hour

    1. In a big bowl, mix teriyaki sauce, soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar, salt, pepper, chicken granules, oyster sauce and dark soy sauce together and adjust to taste.
    2. Pour the above mixture into pork, massage and marinade at least 2 hours in the refrigerator
    3. Heat oven to about 130 - 150 degrees and bake the pork. Turn the over, time and again so that they are cooked evenly and not too burnt on one side. Bake for approximately 40 minutes (depends on your oven)
    4. Remove pork from oven, cut into slices and garnish with spring onions and sesame seed. Serve with rice and stir-fried vegetables.
    5. Note : If you have extra marinade, don't throw it away! Simmer and reduce the sauce down, add water and soy sauce, adjust to taste and turn it into a dipping sauce. Or you can simply pour the sauce over the sliced pork and rice before serving.
    6. Enjoy!
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