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♼ Recipe origin is unknown. INGREDIENTS:
1 kg pork belly, cut into thick slices
1-2 tbsp dark soy sauce, for rubbing belly
Oil for deep frying
1 star anise
5cm cinnamon stick
1 stalk spring onion, cut into sections
3 pieces ginger
1 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp light soy sauce
2-3 tbsp dark soy sauce
40g rock sugar, or to taste
2-3 tbsp Shaoxing wine
Salt to taste
Water enough to cover all the belly slicesMethod:
- Rub pork belly with dark soy sauce. Deep fry in hot oil until golden brown. The internal of pork belly does not need to be cooked.
- Place fried belly into a pot. Add in the rest of the ingredients and seasoning. Stew for at least 2 hours until belly pork is soft and gravy turns a little thicker and sticky. NOTE: For stewing in slow cooker, you may need more than 5 hours.
Reference: Tung po
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