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Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!

Pork Belly Tacos with Beer & Sauerkraut Slaw

Braised pork belly tacos with sauerkraut salad and homemade sweet relish!
Course Lunch, Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Servings 6
Calories per serving 423 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12,5 oz pork belly (350 g)
  • 6 homemade soft tacos
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cups pilsner beer (720 ml)
  • cup soy sauce (40 ml)
  • 7 oz canned sauerkraut (200 g), drained weight
  • ½ green apple
  • 1 small fresh carrot
  • 6 tbsp sweet relish
  • 2- inch fresh ginger (5 cm)
  • a handful fresh cilantro
  • a handful fresh mint
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 large garlic cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 star anise
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Slice the pork belly into 6 slices.
  2. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  3. Place them in a large pan or deep pot and add the star anise, the cloves, the sugar, the cinnamon stick, the ginger and the garlic cloves.
  4. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  5. Add the beer and the soy sauce.
  6. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  7. Bring it all to a good boil and then turn the heat lower. Put a lid on the pan and stew the pork belly for 3 hours. Right in the end prepare the sauerkraut slaw. Grate the carrot and the apple. Transfer both to a large mixing bowl and add the sauerkraut, some freshly chopped cilantro and mint and the mayo.
  8. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  9. Season with a pinch of garlic powder, pepper and salt.
  10. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  11. Give the slaw a very good stir. Add extra mayo or fresh herbs to taste if necessary. Remove the pork belly from the beer broth and place it on a serving dish. It should be super smooth.
  12. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!
  13. Serve the pork belly with the tacos, the relish and the sauerkraut slaw.
  14. Beer and soy sauce braised pork belly tacos with a refreshing sauerkraut salad and a dollop of homemade sweet relish... To die for!