Shio Koji Pork Sauté

Shio Koji Pork Sauté

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Bring out the rich umami flavours of sautéed pork with this recipe, which uses shio (salt) koji. Koji, also known as 'rice malt' or 'rice mould', is a unique kind of edible fungus that grows on rice and is used widely in Japanese cuisine to tenderise meat and bring out sweet and savoury flavours. Enjoy this dish with sides of rice and steamed vegetables.


20g shio koji
200g (2 fillets) pork loin

How To Prepare

  1. Cover pork in shio koji and allow to marinate for about 30-60 minutes.
  2. Heat a little oil in a frying pan and sear pork on both sides over a low heat.