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chinese braised pork belly

Recipe by
barbara lentz
beulah, MI

melt in your mouth delicious

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 3 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chinese braised pork belly

  • 1 lb
    slab pork belly
  • 2 bunch
    scallions cut in half lengthwise
  • 4 slice
  • 1 c
    shaoxing wine
  • 1/3 c
    soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark soy sauce
  • 3 oz
    rock sugar

How To Make chinese braised pork belly

  • 1
    Wash the pork belly and then blanch it in boiling water for 1 minute and drain. This gets rid of any impurities. Cut the pork belly into 4 by 2 inch pieces.
  • 2
    In a medium clay pot or regular pot. Lay the scallions on the bottom in a thick layer covering the whole bottom of the pot. Lay the ginger slices on top. Add the pork belly fat side down onto the scallions and ginger
  • 3
    Mix the shaoxing, soy sauces and rock sugar together and poor over the pork belly.
  • 4
    Cover the pot and turn the heat to high. Once the mixture begins boiling turn the heat to sow and simmer 90 minutes.
  • 5
    Turn the pork belly fat side up and simmer another 90 minutes.
  • 6
    Remove the pork belly to a plate and strain the braising liquid. Using a fat separater strain out most of the grease. Place back on stove and bring to a boil. Let it reduce a bit and drizzle over the pork

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