A Korean Chef Taught Me This Pork Trick! So Quick and Tasty

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Have you ever wondered how Korean chefs manage to create such tender, flavorful pork dishes? Well, I stumbled upon a brilliant trick from a Korean chef that revolutionized the way I cook pork – and I’m here to share it with you! In just five minutes, you can transform even the toughest cut of pork into a mouthwatering delight. Get ready to impress your family and friends with this easy and quick stir-fry pork recipe that’s cooked with love and joy!

Table of Contents


  • 800g Pork: Cut into steaks, making incisions to prevent shrinkage.
  • 2 tablespoons Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Balsamic Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper: To Taste
  • 3/4 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 3-4 tablespoons Cornstarch
  • Potatoes: Cut into “boats”
  • Olive Oil
  • Parmesan Cheese: 1-2 spoons
  • 4 cloves of Garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Honey
  • White Sesame: For Garnish


  1. Prepare the Pork:
    • Cut the pork into steaks and make shallow cuts to prevent shrinkage during cooking.
  2. Marinate the Pork:
    • In a bowl, combine 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper to taste, 3/4 teaspoon of baking powder, and 3-4 tablespoons of cornstarch.
    • Mix the marinade well and coat the pork steaks evenly. Let them marinate for a few minutes.
  3. Prepare the Potatoes:
    • Cut the potatoes into “boat” shapes.
    • Season with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
    • Sprinkle Parmesan cheese over the potatoes.
    • Bake at 180-190°C for 20-30 minutes or until golden brown and crispy.
  4. Cook the Pork:
    • Heat a frying pan with vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
    • Fry the marinated pork steaks for 1-2 minutes on each side until golden brown and cooked through.
    • Once all the pieces of pork are fried, set them aside.
  5. Prepare the Flavorful Sauce:
    • In the same pan, add minced garlic, ginger powder, honey, and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce.
    • Stir-fry for another 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together and the sauce to thicken.
  6. Assemble and Serve:
    • Arrange the cooked pork steaks on a serving platter.
    • Drizzle the flavorful sauce over the pork.
    • Garnish with white sesame seeds for an added touch of flavor and presentation.
    • Your Korean-inspired tender pork dish is now ready to be served!

With this Korean-inspired pork recipe, you’ll impress everyone at the table with the tender, flavorful meat that’s packed with umami goodness. Whether it’s a weeknight dinner or a special gathering with loved ones, this quick and tasty pork dish is sure to be a hit. So, gather your ingredients, cook with love and joy, and enjoy a delicious meal that’s infused with the magic of Korean culinary secrets. Bon appétit!

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About the Author: Jenny Kristy

Spice Seeker, Recipe Weaver, Nomad Chef |With a passport bursting with stamps and a pantry overflowing with global spices, Jenny Kristy isn't just a cook, she's a culinary nomad. Her travels fuel her passion, transforming exotic flavors into recipes that tantalize and transport. She weaves magic in her kitchen, sharing her adventures through meals that whisper of Marrakesh markets and Tuscan trattorias. From teaching sushi to whipping up Moroccan masterpieces, Jenny ignites wanderlust and connects cultures, one delicious bite at a time.

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