Discover the best Chinese braised pork recipe hands down. This dish goes well with rice and as left over can make great Chinese braised pork burgers.
Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings: 5 people
❣️ 1kg pork belly
❣️5 slices of ginger
❣️2 pieces of star anise
❣️1 cinnamon roll
❣️2 table spoons of golden granular sugar
❣️1 table spoon dark brown sugar
❣️2 table spoons dark colour soy sauce
❣️5 table spoons light colour soy sauce
❣️60ml Chinese rice cooking wine
❣️2 table spoons of the red sauce of Chinese preserved bean curd (optional)
❣️150ml to 200ml hot water
❣️1 table spoon cooking oil
4. Cooking steps for Chinese braise pork
■ Cut the chinese braised pork belly into 3cm cubes
■ Put the pork cubes in a pot of cold water, wait until they boil for a minute. Take out the pork (to be transferred into a casserole type container)
■ Put the cooking oil in the casserole pot at low heat. Add the ginger, cinnamon roll and star anise. Then fry all for 30 seconds.
■ Add the boiled pork and all the other seasonings.
■ Stir a bit and add the hot water and mix well.
■ Turn the fire to very low level. Simmer for 1h30min, but stir and turn in the middle of that time period (45minutes after starting).
📌 This Chinese braised pork can be served with steamed rice. Add one more vegetable dish to get a complete meal for family. Suggestion: a cold beer will instantly transport you to the streets of Shanghai, Beijing where this food is really appreciated.
📌 Another way is to use the left over Chinese style braised pork the next day or two to cook Chinese style burger
For this burger recipe you will need:
👉 A few fresh green chillies, diced and chop into small pieces,
👉 Two or three spring onions also chopped into small pieces
👉 A handful of fresh coriander leaves roughly chopped.
■ Chop the leftover pork into small pieces also.
■ Heat up the pork in a pot.
Mix three table spoons of pork, two table spoons of chilli, spring onion and coriander leaves.
■ Cut the homemade Chinese style burger bread in the middle (recipe coming soon) and put in the mixture.
Add Ketch-up, cheese and mustard. You just will not believe how great this simple recipe taste.