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Free Range Pork

Free-Range Kurobuta Pork Belly Slices From Hokkaido (300g)

Horizon Farms

PK326


Juicy and flavorsome yaki niku slices from 100% Kurobuta pork belly. Kurobuta pork is juicy, well-marbled, and has a superior flavor. These cuts are specifically made for yaki niku or Japanese rice bowl dishes that call for braised pork belly cuts. Each pack contains a total of 300g (10.5oz) of slices. Please note that Kurobuta belly is extra fatty and some cuts may come with have larger portions of fat on them, they render beautifully on the yaki niku grill and provide extra rich flavor.

100% full-blooded Kurobuta pork is well-known for superior quality, juiciness, flavor, and marbling. Kurobuta is slightly darker in color and richer in flavor. The Kurobuta pigs from the Nakano farm are raised on open pasture in the idyllic Tokachi region of Hokkaido which provides the perfect conditions for raising pigs as nature intended. The pigs are free to forage and wallow on open pasture and are raised slowly with love and respect by the Nakano family for 12 months which is double the time of conventional factory-farmed pigs. It goes without saying that the pigs are raised without antibiotics or growth-promoting hormones. All feed is locally produced and sourced. All images are actual images of the family farm. See below.


Contents

Contents 1 pack 
Weight 300g (10oz.)
Serves Serves 1-2

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 12h
In ice-water: approx. 1h
Cooking Method Yaki Niku 
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 2 days.

 

Details

Also known as Pork belly slices, pork belly strips, skinless pork belly, Samgyeopsal
Ingredients Pork
Country of Origin Hokkaido, Japan
Cut from Pork belly
Packaging Vacuum packed together

Nakano Kurobuta Farm

✔ Certified 100% full blood Kurobuta. Kurobuta pork is well-known for superior quality, juiciness, flavor, and marbling.

✔ All year free-range raised in the great outdoors of Tokachi, Hokkaido. The pigs forage around freely and wallow in the mineral-rich natural soil.

✔ Fed locally produced and sourced wheat, potatoes, corns, and yams.

✔ Raised slowly with respect, care, and love for 12 months which is twice the time of conventional factory-farmed pigs.

✔ No growth hormones, no subtherapeutic use of antibiotics - ever!

✔ Kurobuta Berkshire pork traits are known for juiciness and tenderness due to the well-balanced marbling and fine grain.


At A Glance

Pork Breed 100% Fullblooded Kurobuta Berkshire (see certificate here)
Region Tokachi, Hokkaido, Japan
Breeding All year free-range
Feeding Locally produced wheat, potatoes, corns, and yams
Raised by Kenji Nakano
Farming Experience 10 years
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork
Growth Hormones Never
Antibiotics
Never
  

Customer Reviews

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This time it was too greasy.

Translated from Japanese: It's still very delicious, but this time I was sad because it was full of fat.
I bought this free-range pork because I was concerned about my health...
If there’s too much fat, you can use less oil when cooking, so you can order with confidence.
As the taste is very good!

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As it is or for arrangements!

Translated from Japanese: I like it very much. It has elasticity and richness.
I wondered if I’d like Iberian pork, as it’s expensive and the environmental footprints in terms of transportation were on my mind, too.
But even as it is, it was delicious. Boiled, smoked, steamed with vegetables, cooked with rice, etc., baked with walnut miso! All of that was delicious. Even the fat is delicious, so my family, who usually don't eat fat, was happy to eat it. I will order again.

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Translated from Japanese: To be honest, I ordered this without expecting much.
However, I was surprised when I ate it.
It was insanely delicious.
I will order again.

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Worth it

Translated from Japanese: When you eat it, the fat melts like butter and tastes sweet. The meat is soft and crispy.
The best pork fried with ginger ever.

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Translated from Japanese: It ate it by cooking it twice in a stew.
There was more fat than shown in the product image, but it was acceptable.