American Kurobuta

Pork Belly

American Kurobuta

Pork Belly


A skinless, rich pork belly sourced from 100% purebred heritage Berkshire (Kurobuta) pork. Our pork is all natural and is raised without any added hormones.

Average weight: 6 lbs.

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The Snake River Farms Kurobuta pork belly is rich with flavor and possesses a remarkable melt-in-your-mouth texture. Our pork belly is at its best prepared with a low temperature, slow cook technique like braising or oven roasting to develop a meltingly delicious tenderness. A final sear will impart a beautiful brown finish that is crisp and addictive.

Our pork products are produced without the skin and we are not able to fulfill requests for a skin-on pork belly. The average weight is 6 pounds. Our Berkshire pork belly is a natural product and the actual weight may vary by +/- 0.5 pounds.



This refers to a boneless cut of meat from the belly of a hog. This cut is contains a high percentage of fat internally and on the exterior. The pork belly is used in ethnic cuisines but is most well known as the foundation for bacon.



Not surprisingly, the pork belly or side is the primal where the pork belly is sourced. In terms of human anatomy, the “belly” is equivalent to stomach. This is not the case in meatology terms, as this refers to the meat that runs on the underside of the hog. The Snake River Farms pork belly is a single ribbed, skinless cut. The primary muscle is the transversus abdominis.


Fast fact: Pork belly is globally one of the most popular and beloved food items. In Asia, Europe and South America it is much more highly regarded than here in the States.

Our Favorite Recipes


Katy Osuna

Pork Collar Carnitas

  • 2 hours (1 hour of active time)
  • 5-7 people (20-30 street tacos) SERVINGS

Bennie Kendrick

Kurobuta Pork Belly Burnt Ends

  • 5 hours
  • 6-8 SERVINGS

Jess Pryles

Braised Kurobuta Pork Belly with Soy & Star Anise

  • 3 hours + 24-hour marinade

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Pork Belly