Geschmortes Schweinebauch 梅菜扣肉 is a traditional Chinese dish known for its delicious combination of juicy pork belly and flavorful pickled mustard greens. Our version of this dish is prepared with carefully selected spices such as cinnamon, star anise, ginger, and garlic to create a distinctive aroma.
The tender pork belly is slowly braised in a sauce made from soy sauce, sugar, and rice wine to achieve an incredibly tender and juicy meat that melts in your mouth. The pickled mustard greens provide a spicy contrast to the dish and create a balanced flavor combination. Check out our blog for the full recipe and give it a try!
What is braised pork belly 梅菜扣肉
Braised pork belly is a traditional Chinese dish in which juicy pork belly is slowly cooked in a sauce made of soy sauce, sugar, and rice wine. A special ingredient is added in the form of pickled mustard greens, which provides a spicy contrast and balanced flavor combination. Spices such as cinnamon, star anise, ginger, and garlic contribute to its distinctive aroma. The dish is often served as part of a family meal and is a true classic in Chinese cuisine.
How to make a good Braised Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables 梅菜扣肉
To make a good Braised Pork Belly with Preserved Vegetables 梅菜扣肉, a little finesse is needed. Handling the pork belly and preserved vegetables properly is absolutely crucial. Spices like cinnamon, star anise, Szechuan peppercorns, ginger, spring onions, and garlic are gently fried in oil, then removed from the oil. Brown sugar, oyster sauce, soy sauce, and additional spices are added to the oil to season the sauce. The oil is poured over the preserved vegetables and pork belly, and then steamed for one and a half hours."
See also Rot geschmorter Schweinbauch
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