Chinese Braised Pork Belly

Chinese Braised Pork Belly

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Author: Daisy Edwards

Ingredients

Step 1

  • 3 Tbs oil
  • 700 gm diced pork belly

Step 2

  • 2 Tbs oil
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • Step 3
  • 1 Tbs dried Chilli
  • 1 ½ Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 t /s shezwaun peppercorn
  • 2 cloves garlic chopped
  • 10 cm sliced ginger
  • 3 star anise
  • 5 leaves bay
  • 1 chopped shallot
  • ¼ cup Chinese rice wine
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • Add enough water to cover the meat

Instructions

  • Dice the pork into cubes.

Step 1

  • Fry the meat in 3 Tbs oil until cooked.
  • Remove the pork from the wok and set aside.
  • Wash wok.

Step 2

  • Add 2 Tbs oil and dissolve the 1/4 cup sugar in the oil.
  • Once the sugar is golden add the pork and stir until well coated and golden.

Step 3

  • Add the pepper, garlic, ginger, star anise, brown sugar and shallot and briefly stir fry.
  • Add the rice wine and soy sauce, stir until combine then add enough water to cover the meat.
  • Ensure the pork is covered in the liquid.
  • Place a lid over the wok and allow it to simmer for 40mins.
  • Remove the lid and cook off sauce until thick and sticky.