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Preparation – 20 mins

Cooking time – 10 mins

Servings – 2

Braised pork belly with Paline organic sour & spicy fermented tea paste

Ingredients

To marinate:

  • 1 tablespoon of sour and spicy fermented tea paste
  • 300g of pork belly
  • 1 tablespoon of Chinese cooking wine
  • A little salt
  • 1 teaspoon of light soy sauce
  • A little sugar
  • A little white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon of garlic juice
  • 1 teaspoon of ginger juice

Mix all the ingredients together and leave in the fridge for 30 minutes.

To season:

  • 3 tablespoons of oil
  • Half a teaspoon of sugar
  • 2 star anise

To braise:

  • 1 tablespoon of sour and spicy fermented tea paste
  • Half a tablespoon of light soy sauce
  • A little sugar
  • A little Paline black sesame oil
  • A little white pepper

Method

Step 1
Heat oil in a pan and fry the sugar until golden brown

Step 2
Add star anise

Step 3
Remove pork belly from the marinade and fry belly-side down in oil for two minutes. Fry the remainder for one minute.

Step 4
In a ceramic pan, bring water to the boil, add the fried pork belly and slow cook for 30 minutes.

Plating

Cut the slow-cooked pork belly into thin slices and serve on a plate with Paline organic sour & spicy fermentea tea paste and optional roasted peppers on the side.

Product in this recipe

Paline organic sour & spicy fermented tea paste

Ks5,000.00