Pork Belly Kimchi Soup

Traditional pork belly kimchi soup is keto and gluten free

This quick and easy pork belly kimchi soup is warming and delicious. It is perfect for a busy weeknight dinner. See the suggestions above for turning this soup into a keto-friendly soup or a noodle bowl.


  • 1/2 lbs pork belly
  • 2 spring onions
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 package of firm tofu 
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 5 cups of water
  • 2 cups of kimchi brine
  • 3 cups of kimchi vegetables


  1. Slice the pork belly into bite-sized strips.
  2. Dice the spring onions and garlic. Cut the tofu into bite-sized cubes.
  3. Put the water, pork belly, spring onions, garlic, soy sauce and tofu into a large pot.
  4. Bring to a boil and simmer for 30 minutes with the lid on.
  5. After 30 minutes, either stir the kimchi into the boiling broth to lightly cook the ginger and onions. Or to keep the kimichi probiotic, serve the soup first, then add a spoonful of kimchi into each individual bowl.

Keywords: kimchi, keto, paleo, gluten-free, low-carb, probiotic, healthy, Asian, traditional, simple, 10-ingredients or less, kid-friendly, dinner