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Marinated Ginger Pork

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Ginger Pork

Simple but bursting with flavour, ginger pork is a classic Japanese homemade dish that is loved by everyone. It is perfect paired with a bowl of steamed rice but watch out, as you might want second helpings with this pork dish.


  • 800 g Pork shoulder/loin
  • 20 g Grated fresh ginger
  • 120 g Soy sauce
  • 120 g Mirin sweet sake
  • 20 g Sugar
  • 10 g Japanese sake
  • 200 g Green capsicum


  • Cut pork into 200g pieces.
  • Cut green capsicum in half and remove pith and seeds. Score capsicum lightly.
  • Put soy sauce, mirin (sweet sake), Japanese sake and grated fresh ginger into a bowl, and marinate items from steps 1 and 2 for 30 minutes.
  • Put all ingredients from step 3 on the supplied glass shelf, place on the middle rack, and cook for 10 minutes on 'convection oven' 230°C + 'Microwave' 300W.
  • Turn meat over and cook for another 10 minutes.
  • As a finishing touch, cook on 'convection' 230°C + 'Grill 1' for 3 minutes until it is browned.
  • Place the ingredients from step 6 on a serving platter. Reduce meat juices in a separate pot and pour over meat before serving.


Makes 2-3 servings.
Cooked with a Panasonic NN-CS894 Microwave