Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Pork Braised in Soy Sauce





Braised Pork Belly
1/2 kg pork belly with skin on

  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ginger, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 2tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 pc. bay leaf, crushed
  • 3 cups water

    Procedure:
    Heat the pan over medium heat, add the oil, then the diced onions, chopped ginger. Continue cooking the onions and spices, about two minutes.
    Put the pork belly flat, on the pot over the onions and spices. Add enough water to completely cover the belly, add the soy sauce, crushed garlic cloves, brown sugar and crushed bay leaf.
    Put the lid on the pot and turn the heat up to high and bring the pot to a boil. Let simmer over low heat for at least 30 minutes or until the pork is cooked and tender.
You can serve this over rice or any kind of noodle you have. You can add as topping blanched bok choy or diced carrots.

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