Pork Belly in Soy Sauce
Blanch the pork belly in the boiling water and rinse before cooking to get less smelly pork belly
800 grams Pork belly
3 tablespoons Light soy sauce
1/2 tablespoon Dark soy sauce
1/2 cup Chinese rice wine
2 Star anise
3 1/2 tablespoons Ginger
1 tablespoon Sugar
In Chinese, the dish called “Tau Yu Bak” which literally means meat cooked in soy sauce. There are many ways to cook this recipe. Some prefer to get thicker soy sauce instead of watery one. Any other ingredients may added into this recipe, like hard boiled egg and firm bean curd.
Prepare the pork belly, clean wash them and cut into 5 cm thick pieces.
In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Transfer in pork belly slices into the pot and boil them for 5 minutes.
Remove them from the heat and set aside.
Put pork belly slices into a saucepan, together with other ingredients, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, ginger, sugar, star anise and rice wine.
Pour water into saucepan to cover all the meat.
Cover the saucepan and bring to simmer for 60 minutes or until pork belly slices soften.
Remove the cover from saucepan and turn the heat to high temperature. Let the sauce evaporate and thicken.
Continuously turn the pork belly to get evenly coated.
Remove from the heat and serve while hot and top them with your favorite herbs if desired.
|800 grams Pork belly|
|3 tablespoons Light soy sauce|
|1/2 tablespoon Dark soy sauce|
|1/2 cup Chinese rice wine|
|2 Star anise|
|3 1/2 tablespoons Ginger|
|1 tablespoon Sugar|