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Fish Belly Recipe: Grilled Tuna & Pork Belly Combined

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When I found a nice piece of frozen tuna belly hiding in my freezer, I told myself it's time for a fish belly recipe, Hawaiian-Pilipino style. I've always wanted to skewer up some tuna and pork belly, so I created this recipe combining the both. Let me give you a heads up, it turned out awesome!

This video-recipe packed is with lots of tips, from prepping to cooking both the pork and the tuna belly. This will turn you into both a pork belly and tuna belly lover. Enjoy this fish belly recipe.

If you're interested in another tuna skewer recipe, how about tuna kebobs? Check it out, very yummy!

Pilipino Pork-Tuna Fish Belly Recipe (8 Skewers)

1 pound of pork belly, cut into 2-in cubes

1 pound tuna belly, cut into 2-in cubes

Small box of cherry tomatoes

bundle of cilantro

1 cup white vinegar

½ soy sauce

2 cloves of garlic, minced

coarse black pepper

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Kosher salt

8 wooden skewers (soak in water for 20 minutes)

grilled tuna belly

Preparing The Fish Belly, Pork Belly

1. In a medium stock pot bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add 1-cup of vinegar, and 5 tablespoons of salt. Now add the cut pieces of pork belly. Keep the flame to maintain a rolling boil for 15 minutes before lowering the heat to a simmer. Don't forget to keep a lid on your stock pot.

Continue to cook at a low simmer for 1 ½ hours. Then, check to make sure the pork is tender. If not, cook for another half hour and check again. Once the pork pieces are tender, allow them to cool a little before placing them into the refrigerator

Start Preheating The Grill

2. Preheat your grill for as close to 500F or above, as

possible. I use hard wood lump coal since I love grilling at

or above 500F.

Making the Adobo Sauce

3. Add a ½ soy sauce, ¼ white vinegar, minced garlic, 1 tablespoon of coarse black pepper into a small mixing bowl. And finally add the granulated sugar. Mix this vigorously and then refrigerate.

Prepping And Cooking The Bbq Pork And Bbq Fish Belly

4. Retrieve the pork belly from the refrigerator, and then place it into a large mixing bowl. Now add the tuna belly pieces. Finally, pour half of the adobo sauce over the pork and tuna, and mix with a large spoon. Now create the skewers by first placing onto the wooden skewers a

piece of pork belly, next a piece of tuna belly and then followed by a tomato. Once you've created all the skewers, you're ready for the grill.

5. Grill each side between 2-3 minutes. Look for deep caramel color on the skewers. Start basting the skewers right after flipping them over. Use the left over adobo sauce. Continuously baste until the skewers are done cooking. Serve the skewers in a platter and then pour the remaining adobo sauce over skewers. Garnish with cilantro. Enjoy

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I'm a fisherman and a cook, and I love to do both. My name is Yanni and welcome to my website, Fisherman's Belly. Here, using your fresh fish and everyday ingredients, you can learn to cook hand-crafted easy fish recipes. 

See you on the water and in the kitchen. Yanni

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