Pork Belly Fat

By: Stephanie

Oct 11 2010

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Category: Restaurants

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Half pork-belly fat and half lean meat, dongpo rou is undoubtedly for the indefatigable, indestructible appetite of youth, yet untouched by concerns about cholesterol.

Sandwiched with pickled vegetables in a warm bun, the pork fat melts and lends juicy flavor to the tender, yet chewy texture of the lean meat. Remember to order extra buns, since the provided proportions never seem to work out evenly.


One comment on “Pork Belly Fat”

  1. […] Bao. Pork belly may be a recent foodie fad, but this ingredient’s been used for Chinese banquets for forever! I love it, even while I cringe a little thinking about what pork belly really is. […]

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