Homemade simplified version of red braised pork belly.
Pork Belly, Red Braised
Calories: 629 kcal
light soy sauce
dark soy sauce
root ginger sliced
garlic cloves slices
dried chili peppers
Cut the pork belly into cubes around 2 cm and the. Add some clean water in a large bowl and add 1 tablespoon cooking wine. Soak the pork belly in clean water for around 15 minutes. Move out and drain.
Place the pork belly in a pan and stir fry until the surface becomes slightly brown.
Add dried chili pepper, star anise, ginger slices and garlic slices to stir fry until aroma.
Add 1 tablespoon cooking wine and soy sauce in. Keep frying for another 2 minutes.
Pour in boiling water and simmer for around 1 hour.
Thick the sauce and transfer out.
Light soy sauce can add fresh flavor while dark soy sauce can help to darken the color. So I recommend using a combination.
Add some rock sugar can help to improve the color comparing with white sugar.
Red Braised Pork Belly
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 540
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 60g
Saturated Fat 21g
Total Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fiber 2g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.