K-BBQ Beans

By August 1, 2023Side Dishes

K-BBQ Beans

Yield: 20 each 8 oz side dish servings


  • 8 lbs Reser’s Smokehouse BBQ Beans (71117.14172)
  • ¼ cup Gochujang
  • 2 Tbsp Ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 1 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/3rd cup Water
  • 3 lbs Pork belly, cut into 2-inch cubes


  1. Heat the oven to 350°F.
  2. For the pork belly, whisk together the gochujang, ginger, soy, brown sugar, and water.
  3. In a 2-inch ½ pan, coat the pork belly with the gochujang glaze. Cover the pan with foil and braise for 2 hours.
  4. After 2 hours, remove the foil and continue cooking to glaze and brown the pork, 45-55 minutes.
  5. Keep pork warm and remove ½ cup braising liquid, removing excess fat.
  6. Heat the 8 lbs in a medium-sized pot to heat through, add half of the pork and ½ cup of the braising liquid, and keep warm.
  7. Keep the remaining pork warm until ready to serve.
  8. Fill a gratin dish with 7 oz of the K-BBQ beans and garnish with 1 oz sliced gochujang glazed pork belly.