Slow cooked pork belly served with Crisp Leaf Vegetables, chef’s special spicy radish and Ssam-Jang(soybean paste) sauce
Bossam is a pork dish in Korean cuisine. The centerpiece is pork belly, boiled in spices and thinly sliced. The meat is served with side dishes including garlic, onion, ssamjang (wrap sauce), saeujeot (pickled, fermented shrimp) and newly made kimchi. Upon eating, the meat and sides are often wrapped in vegetable leaves such as red lettuce, sesame or napa cabbage, hence the literal meaning of Bossam: “wrapped” or “packaged.
Bossam is a popular dish in Korea, often served as anju (dishes that accompany alcohol consumption).