Chinese Sticky Pork with Sweet and Savoury Sauce

Sticky pork

Chinese Sticky Pork with Sweet and Savoury Sauce.

Ingredients

1kg diced pork
1 litre chicken/veg stock
1 thumb sized piece of ginger peeled and finely chopped
3 cloves garlic peeled and chopped in half
1 tbsp rice wine
1 tbsp caster sugar

glaze:
2 tbsp vegetable oil
pinch of salt and pepper
1 thumb-sized piece of ginger peeled and minced
1 red chilli finely chopped
2 tbsp honey
2 tbsp brown sugar
3 tbsp dark soy sauce
zest from 1 lemon

Cooking Instructions

  1. In the large inner pot, add pork, stock, ginger, garlic, wine and sugar.
  2. Bring to the boil, reduce heat to gently, simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Transfer pot to Ecopot, lid on.
  4. Cook for 2 hours.
  5. Drain pork. You can reserve the liquid if you like (Perfect for a Thai or Chinese noodle soup).
  6. In large inner pot add 1 tbsp oil.
  7. Mix the remaining glaze ingredients in a small bowl.
  8. Heat the oil and add in the pork, salt and pepper, frying on a high heat until the pork starts to turn golden.
  9. Now pour the glaze over the pork and continue to cook until the pork looks dark and sticky.
  10. Remove from the heat and place in Ecopot.
  11. Cooking time 2 hours.

HINT … Serve with rice, coriander and green vegetables.

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