Chinese style belly pork with grapefruit salad

Chinese style belly pork with grapefruit salad recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 10mins to prepare and 20mins to cook
  • 736 calories / serving

Ingredients

  • 600g (1¼Ib) pork belly slices
  • 1tbsp 5 spice powder
  • 2tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 3tbsp soy sauce
  • 2tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 500g microwave long grain rice

For the salad

  • 2 pink grapefruit, peeled and segmented
  • 30g mint, leaves picked
  • handful coriander, leaves picked and finely chopped
  • 2 red chillis, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 2tsp toasted sesame oil

Each serving contains

  • Energy

    3070kj
    736kcal
    37%
  • Fat

    48g 68%
  • Saturates

    16g 79%
  • Sugars

    15g 17%
  • Salt

    2.3g 38%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 53g Protein 22.9g Fibre 1.6g

Method

  1. Toss the pork with the 5 spice powder and oil until coated. Heat a pan over a medium high heat and cook the pork for 5-6 minutes on each side. Turn down the heat a little and stir in the garlic, ginger, soy, balsamic and brown sugar. Mix together well, spooning over the pork to coat and cook for a minute or two.
  2. While the meat cooks, toss together the salad ingredients and prepare the rice, following pack instructions. Slice the pork and divide between 4 plates, top with a little sauce and a handful of the salad. Serve with the rice.

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