The word for pork in Japanese is butaniku and minced pork is buta minchi. Find a list of various Japanese pork dishes in the following section.
|Pork with rice|
|Pork miso soup|
|Pork bone broth ramen|
Interesting facts about pork in Japan
The Japanese first started eating pork in the late 1800s and today it’s the most popular and most consumed type of meat in the country. It’s so popular, in fact, that it’s consumed at the same rate as both beef and chicken combined.
There’s a wide variety of different tasty pork dishes and they are especially popular in Okinawa, Kyushu and the Kanto region. Also, 50% of all Japan’s pork supply are imported from the United States and Canada.
Check out this list of the most delicious Japanese pork dishes.