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Grilled Pork Belly with
Spicy Ssamjang Dipping Sauce

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce (2)

Grilled Pork Belly - Spicy Ssamjang

Grilled Pork Belly lies somewhere in between a pork chop and bacon. Served with this spicy Korean ssamjang dipping sauce, it’s absolutely heavenly. Easy to prepare, affordable and definitely keto-friendly, make this tasty dish a staple in your dinner rotation.

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce

Grilled Pork Belly with Spicy Ssamjang Dipping Sauce​

Pork belly is the ideal keto meal. It’s very high in fat, protein and literally no carbs. This easy to make spicy dipping sauce really sets it off.

Ingredients

Ssamjang is a Korean spicy dipping sauce is a thick and spicy paste used as a dipping sauce that goes perfectly with pork belly. 

For the Ssamjang  dipping sauce:

Getting it done

Slice pork belly into 1″ steaks for quick grilling. 

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce (3)

Mix together all ingredients for the dipping sauce.

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce (2)

Grill or fry pork belly for 7-10 minutes per side. My favorite preparation is out on the grill. 

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce (1)

Serve pork with fresh lettuce and dipping sauce on the side.

Grilled Pork Belly Spicy Ssamjang Sauce (2)

Grilled Pork Belly with Spicy Ssamjang ​

This sweet, spicy Korean pork is best when charred on the barbecue and served with ssamjang dipping sauce, kimchi and fresh crisp lettuce. Yum!

grilled pork belly with spicy sauce

Difficulty

EASY

Time

30 minutes

Nutrition Info

Energy – 300 kcal
Protein – 23g (31%)
Fat – 20g (58%)
Carbohydrates – 8g (10%)
Fiber – 3.2g

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Keto Sweeteners

Keto-friendly sweetener sounds a bit like an oxymoron, as sugars, sweets and carbs are a no-go on the keto diet. Luckily there are sweeteners out there with little to no carbs—and while the list is short, stevia, monk fruit, and erythritol can all be part of your ketogenic diet.

My personal favorite keto sweetener is Lakanto Monkfruit Sweetener. It’s what I typically use in my coffee and something I keep in the pantry for when I get a sweet tooth.

As part of the “sugar alcohol” family, Erythritol is a naturally derived sugar from fruit and plants, does not affect blood glucose levels and has zero net carbohydrates, making it the perfect sugar alternative for keto diet and anyone reducing calories and sugar intake.

Monkfruit Sweeteners are zero-glycemic, zero-calorie, and all-natural sugar substitutes. Unlike some other sweeteners on the market, monkfruit sweetener contains zero carbohydrates.

Stevia is a zero-calorie sweetener with no carbohydrates or sugars. It’s a natural sweetener and much sweeter than sugar. You’ll see it on grocery shelves under brand names such as PureVia, Stevia in the Raw, and SweetLeaf, to name a few. Stevia is a popular choice because it’s considered natural, and several food regulatory authorities have deemed it safe. 

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