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Easy Hawaii Style Okinawan Pork

Demonstrated by:


6 pounds pork butt (trim fat and cut into thirds)

1 cup soy sauce

2 cups water

1 tablespoon miso (Japanese fermented soy bean paste)

3/4 cup sugar

2 tablespoons sake (Japanese rice wine)

1 tablespoon minced ginger

1 tablespoon minced garlic



In a large pot, bring to a boil the soy sauce, water, miso, sugar, and sake until sugar and miso dissolve. Add the ginger and the garlic; cook for 5 minutes. Add pork butt, cook on high heat until sauce boils. Lower heat to medium, cover and simmer for 2 hours. Remove from sauce, slice and serve. Makes 12 servings.


Approximate Nutrient Analysis per serving: 570 calories, 36 g fat, 12 g saturated fat, 150 mg cholesterol, greater than 1500 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 13 g sugar, 45 g protein



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Featured in Star-Bulletin on 8/30/06.
Okinawan, Japanese
Featured in Star-Bulletin on 8/30/06.