GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - Instead of basic burgers and brats, why not be adventurous when you grill out for Dad and family and friends this weekend?

Eric Fung, Co-owner United Noodles and Kenji Yee, Head Chef, United Noodles UniDeli Restataurant joined the KARE 11 News at 4 with some tasty Pan Asian inspired recipes.

United Noodles: Pork Belly Korean Tacos

Yield: 4 large tacos or 8 small tacos


2 tablespoon gochujang (Korean chili paste)

3 tablespoon of oyster sauce

¼ cup soy sauce

2 teaspoon sugar

1 Asian pear peeled and grated

10 grams garlic, grated (2 teaspoons)

10 grams ginger, grated (2 teaspoons)

1 pound (450 grams) pork belly, thinly sliced

2 tablespoon sesame oil

16 small tortillas or 8 medium tortillas

2 scallions (green onions), finely chopped


1 cup kale, finely shredded and massaged

2 tablespoon sesame oil

1 teaspoon sugar

3 tablespoon rice vinegar

1.5 tablespoon fish sauce

1 tablespoon gochu (Korean pepper) flakes

1 tablespoon sesame seeds


1. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, oyster sauce, grated Asian pear, sugar, garlic, ginger, and gochujang. Add the pork belly and mix to combine. Let this marinate while you prepare the other ingredients.

2. To make the slaw, mix rice vinegar, fish sauce, sesame oil, and Korean pepper flakes. Add kale and mix to coat. Add sesame seeds. Mix again until evenly distributed.

3. On the grill, over high heat, add pork belly and cook until browned.

4. Heat tortillas over grill on low until soft.

5. To make the tacos, layer two tortillas. Place a layer of pork, followed by slaw.