Crispy Pork Belly By Oven

Prepare a big square pork belly. 1. Put pork belly in a deep pot. Add in enough water. Heat on the stove. Bring to boil for 5 mins. 2. Take the pork out. Wash it under water to rinse it clean and drain. 3. Use toothpicks to poke the pork skin several times. 4. In…

Braised Pork With Quail Eggs & Bamboo Shoot

This dish is a combination of meat, egg, and vegetable. It’s actually an updated version of braised pork (红烧肉 Hong Shao Rou). Boil quail eggs in hot water for 5 mins. Soak them in ice cold water immediately. Then remove the egg shell. Heat a pan. Sear Pork chunks. Pork belly is the best choice….

“The Rice Killer”- Braised Pork Belly

I’ve cooked braised pork belly for many many many times. Seems that my husband will never get tired of it. Due to the dark rich sauce and juicy tender pork, this dish also has a nick name “the rice killer”. Because with this dish, you can have a lot rice. The secret  lies in sugar…

Chinese Cured Pork Belly & Bamboo Shoot Stir-fry

Chinese cured meat is very popular during Spring festival, also known as Chinese New Year. My first try on Chinese Cured Pork was about 3 years ago. My sister went to Jiang Xi province, which is located in southwestern China. She went there for a friend’s wedding. And when she came back, she brought a…

Dark Braised Pork With Quail Eggs

It contains both pork and quail eggs. It’s absolutely one of my husband’s favorite dishes. 1. Boil some water in a pot. Put a strip of pork belly in water. Turn off the stove till water boils again. 2. Take pork out. Rinse and drain. Then cut it into medium chunks. 3. Heat a little…

Braised Pork In Brown Sauce

I guess it’s difficult for people to dislike this dish. Its Chinese name is “Hong shao Rou”. “Hong”means red referring to its color dark brown. “Shao” means braised. “Rou” means pork.  It’s also a typical dish showing up in many celebrating occasions like New Year’s Eve reunion dinner. Pork better be pork belly with skin….