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Chinese Pig Ear Salad
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Chinese Sichuan style red oil pig ear salad
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: Pig Ear
Servings: 2
Calories: 697 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 3 pig ears
  • 3 ginger slices
  • 1 scallion , cut into several sections
  • Several whole Sichuan peppercorn seeds
  • 1 teaspoon salt
Salad dressing
  • 2 tablespoon Sichuan red oil
  • 3 tablespoons chicken stock
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon roasted sesame seeds
  • Spring onion , chopped
  • Coriander , chopped
  1. In a large pot, add enough water to cover the pig ears and boil the pig ears with ginger, scallion and whole Sichuan peppercorn seeds for around 20 minutes. High fire during the whole process!
  2. Transfer the pig ears out, set aside to cool down. Cut into small strips along the gristle. Transfer to serving bowl.
  3. Prepare another large bowl; mix all the ingredients for salad dressing.
  4. Pour the salad dressing on top of the pig ear strips on serving plate. Decorate with coriander.
Recipe Notes

If spicy taste is not so much loved, you can use 1 tablespoon chili oil + 1 tablespoon sesame oil.
Fresh pepper sometimes is used as a side ingredient in this dish. Mix some shredded peppers with pig ear strips if you prefer.

Nutrition Facts
Chinese Pig Ear Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 697 Calories from Fat 477
% Daily Value*
Fat 53g82%
Saturated Fat 19g119%
Cholesterol 180mg60%
Sodium 3007mg131%
Potassium 892mg25%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 44g88%
Vitamin A 145IU3%
Vitamin C 16.8mg20%
Calcium 76mg8%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.