Braised pork recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 15 mins to prepare and 1 hr 45 mins to cook
  • 413 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Put all the ingredients apart from the pork belly into a large pan with 1 litre water. Bring to the boil then add the meat. Return the pot to the boil, turn down to a simmer and cook for 1.5 - 2 hours.

Divide the pork between 4 bowls and spoon over a little of the cooking liquid. Scatter on the chopped spring onions and add a small dollop of mustard. Serve with white rice.

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  • Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb) pork belly, skin scored and cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 knob ginger, sliced and crushed lightly
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 200ml (⅓ pint) sake or Chinese rice wine
  • 150ml (¼ pint) soy sauce
  • 100ml (3½ floz) mirin
  • 25g (1oz) caster sugar
  • To serve

  • English mustard
  • 4 spring onions, chopped
  • Energy 1725kj 413kcal 21%
  • Fat 21g 30%
  • Saturates 7g 36%
  • Sugars 18g 20%
  • Salt 7.1g 118%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 30g Protein 26.2g Fibre 0.1g


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