Rafute (Okinawan glazed pork)

195 mins (prep 15, cooking 180)
13 ingredients
8 servings
Rafute is a special-occasion dish, considered to be the epitome of Okinawan cuisine. Pork belly is broiled, cooled, and then slowly simmered in a delectable combination of sake, sugar and soy sauce until the meat is melt-in-the-mouth tender. As it is rich, serve in small quantities with rice.

Categories:  weeknight , main-dish , oven , meat , pork , equipment , <-4-hours , broil~grill , japanese , stove-top , time-to-make , asian ,
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Serving Size (244.54 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 1031.06 Calories from Fat 813.06
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 90.34g 1111.86%
Saturated Fat 32.9g 1316.08%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 122.47mg 326.59%
Sodium 1679.58mg 559.86%
Total Carbohydrate 31.77g 84.71%
Dietary Fiber 0.24 g 7.57%
Sugars 29.63 g %
Protein 18.37g 293.9%
Vitamin A 17.01IU% Vitamin C 0.51mg%
Calcium 19.3mg% Iron 1.34mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
clove garlic, dashi stock, scotch whisky, red food coloring