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Lemongrass Pork Belly Bao

with Lemongrass BBQ Sauce →

We can't get enough of these dank pork belly baos


Hanna Seabright, @hanseabright

15 min
serves 2-3


  • cutting board
  • knife
  • mixing bowl
  • air fryer
  • microwave
  • microwave safe bowl


Lemongrass BBQ Sauce

Lemongrass BBQ Sauce


  • Omsom Lemongrass BBQ Starter
  • 1 lb. pork belly
  • 2 carrots, julienned  
  • ¼ cup chopped cilantro 
  • 10 frozen bao buns
  • 3 tbsp. roasted peanuts, crushed 
  • 5 tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 10 tsp. mayo
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • sesame oil 
  • salt

Serve with:

Enjoy as a snack!


Recipe from community member, Hanna (@hanseabright).

Prep your pork belly!

  1. Coat pork belly with one Omsom sauce in a bowl. Let marinate in fridge for at least 15 minutes, or overnight for a deeper flavor
  2. Set your air fryer to 400° F and toss in pork belly for 10 minutes.

Prep your quick-pickled carrots!

  1. Mix carrot, 1 tbsp. salt and sugar in a bowl. Cover with rice vinegar and let pickle for 15 minutes. Drain vinegar before serving.

Steam your bao!

  1. Prepare bao according to package instructions. 

Assemble your bao!

  1. Gently open bao bun and spread 1 tsp. mayo on one side. Top with pickled carrots, pork belly, cilantro, and crushed peanuts. Enjoy!
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