Shoyu Pork


Shoyu Pork Local Style Recipe

A local favorite plate lunch dish. Here are two delicious shoyu pork recipes you can try at home. Enjoy!

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Shoyu Pork
This should take about 2½ hours.
Cuisine: Japanese
Recipe type: Main
  • Prepare Roast
  • 3-4 pounds pork loin roast
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Oil
  • Mixture:
  • 1½ cups shoyu
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • 3 tablespoons mirin
  • ½ inch ginger, sliced and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Garnish with green onions
  1. Pork roast may be sliced in half to speed up cooking time.
  2. Brown garlic cloves in oil. Remove garlic.
  3. Brown pork roast.
  4. Combine remaining ingredients. Pour into pot over roast.
  5. Bring to a boil and simmer for 1 hour. While simmering, turn roast over every 15
  6. Remove pork roast. Let cool. Then slice. Lay slices in a 9x13 inch baking pan.
  7. Thicken sauce in pot with flour and water paste.
  8. Pour thickened sauce over slices.
  9. Cover and seal pan with foil.
  10. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 to 1/1/2 hours.


Try this local style Okinawan Shoyu Pork recipe. Enjoy!

Shoyu Pork Okinawan Style Recipe
Takes about 5-6 hours.
Recipe Resource:
Cuisine: Japanese
Recipe type: Pork
  • 4 pounds boneless pork butt, cut into four pieces
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Aloha shoyu
  • ¼ cup sake
  • ¼ cup mirin
  • 2 1-1/2 inch ginger, peeled and sliced thin
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch mixed with 2 tablespoons of water
  1. Place four pieces of pork butt into slow cooker.
  2. In a separate bowl mix together sugar, shoyu, sake, and mirin until sugar is disolved.
    Then add ginger and garlic.
  3. Pour mixture over pork in slow cooker.
  4. Cook on high for two hours.
  5. After two hours, turn meat over and cook for another two hours.
  6. If pork isn't tender enough, cook for another hour.
  7. Strain juices from slow cooker and add to sauce pan. Bring to boil for five minutes
    and skim off excess fat.
  8. Mix together cornstarch and water. Slowly add to sauce pan until thickened.
  9. Slice pork and pour sauce over before serving.


Slow Cooker Okinawan-Style Shoyu Pork

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