Pork belly is famous and easy to prepare with different tasty ingredients. There are different pork belly recipes and Asian pork belly is also popular. Pork belly may be cooked in different ways and for this recipe, you roast it (you may also use a slow cooker) to give a refined and tender meat. The sauce which is combined to tender pork belly has delicious Asian flavors and the result is a delight. Don’t wait any longer and try this good food to get tasty Asian pork belly on your plate.
The sauce used to prepare this tasty Asian pork belly is made up with soy sauce, rock sugar, cinnamon stick, anise and orange. The ingredients, when combined, result in a delicious sweet Asian sauce which enhances Pork belly.
Pork belly is roasted for 2 hours to give a real tender meat with refined sweet flavors. Once it is cooked, you also cook choy sum and chinese broccoli to get a complete delicious Asian meal . Yummy !
The Ingredients You Need To Cook This Pork Belly Recipe
- 1.2kg piece pork belly
- 1 1/2 cups Massel chicken style liquid stock
- 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon yellow rock sugar (see note)
- 1 cinnamon stick
- 2 star anise
- 1 strip orange peel
- 1 bunch choy sum, ends trimmed, coarsely chopped
- 1 bunch chinese broccoli, ends trimmed, coarsely chopped
- Steamed jasmine rice, to serve
How To Cook Pork Belly On Braised Asian Greens
Step 1: Preheat oven to 160°C. Place the pork, skin side up on a clean surface. Use a small sharp knife to score the skin. Drizzle with oil and season well with salt and pepper. Place in a roasting pan and pour cup (125ml) of the chicken stock around the pork.
Step 2: Cover with foil and roast, basting occasionally, for 1 hour 30 minutes.
Step 3: Remove the foil and roast for a further 30 minutes or until meat is tender. Remove from heat and top the pork with a roasting pan to flatten. Set aside to cool slightly.
Step 4: Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce, sugar, cinnamon, star anise, orange and remaining stock in a large saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes or until aromatic. Remove from heat and set aside to infuse.
Step 5: Preheat grill on high. Use a sharp knife to cut pork into four 12cm squares. Place in a clean roasting pan, skin side up. Drizzle with extra oil and season with salt. Cook under grill for 5-7 minutes or until skin is golden brown and crisp.
Step 6: Heat a wok over high heat. Add the choy sum, chinese broccoli and half the chicken stock mixture and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes or until choy sum and broccoli start to wilt. Remove from heat.
Step 7: Divide the Asian greens among shallow serving bowls. Top with pork and drizzle with chicken stock mixture. Serve immediately with jasmine rice, if desired.
This Asian pork belly recipe is delicious with its sweet Asian ingredients. Pork has a great Asian taste and is cooked with chinese broccoli and rice, to get a traditional Asian pork belly recipe for your family. So Asian, so good !