Fresh Pork Jowl

Fresh Pork Jowl

2-3 lbs Average, Final Weight Varies

Each package contains one unsmoked (fresh) pork jowl and averages 1.5-2.5#, vacuum sealed for peak freshness. Product does come frozen.

  • NO MSG

While it might not be the first choice that springs to mind when thinking of delightful recipes, Jake's Fresh Pork Jowl has been making waves among adventurous food enthusiasts and chefs alike. Packed with flavor, this underrated cut is gaining popularity, thanks to its unique combination of tender meat and luscious, melt-in-your-mouth fat. 


Cooking Suggestions:

    Pan-Searing: Quick and crispy cooking in a skillet, 3-4 minutes per side until golden brown.

    Braising: Slow and gentle simmering in liquid (e.g., stock or wine) for 1-2 hours for tender results.

    Roasting: Ideal for larger cuts, roast at 325°F (163°C) for 1 ½ to 2 hours until reaching 160°F (71°C) internal temperature, yielding juicy and flavorful meat.

Recipe Ideas:

  1. Thai Pork Jowls - Experience the vibrant flavors of Southeast Asia with this zesty, chili-infused dish, perfectly complemented by sweet sticky rice and sautéed greens.
  2. Sweet, Savory & Spicy Pork Jowl - A tantalizing Chinese spice creation that caters to sweet, savory, and spicy enthusiasts. Pair with plain white rice to balance the rich flavors, and for enhanced taste, marinate overnight.
  3. Pork Jowl Braised in Tomato and White Wine Sauce - Indulge in a decadent, guest-impressing dish to unwind after a long week. Serve alongside steamed green veggies and crispy herbed potatoes.
  4. British Pork Jowl Bacon Sarnie - A Brit's beloved "Sarnie" or "Butty" – a guilty pleasure sandwich. Elevate it with HP or Heinz ketchup for a delightful breakfast or quick treat.

To infuse flavor into your pork jowl, experiment with herbs, spices, or marinades. A blend of olive oil, garlic, and rosemary can create a savory delight. Keep it simple and balanced, allowing the pork jowl's natural flavors to shine. With practice and these straightforward steps, you can enjoy the perfect pork jowl whenever the craving strikes.