Korean Style Sweet Ham


2kg Pork Loin

3/4 cup Soy sauce

1/2 Cup oil (Corn, vegetable or sunflowerl)

1/2 cup Mirin

1/2 cup Brown sugar

1/4 cup Sesame oil

1/2 cup Honey

4-5 pcs Bay leaves

1/4 Sesame seeds (black & white)

6-7 cloves Garlic, mince

1 tbsp. Minced ginger

1-2 tbsp. Toasted Sesame Seeds for garnishing


1) Combine all ingredients except for the sesame seeds in a pan, big enough for the pork.  Mix well to make a marinade.

2) Transfer the pork into the pan with marinade and cook on a low medium heat for 1 hour. Turn the pork on the other side after 30 minutes to cook the other side on a low heat for another 30 minutes or till the meet is almost tender.

3) Pre-heat the oven to 175C.  Transfer the cooked pork in roasting tray with lined with foil.  Bake for 25 – 30 minutes.

4) After baking, transfer the ham into a platter.  Pour any remaining sauce from the baking tray.  Garnish with toasted sesame seeds and ready to slice and serve.  Enjoy!