Babi Chin - Pork Braised In Dark Soy SauceFrom lunasea 7 years ago
- 3 tablespoons coriander seeds, toasted and cooled shopping list
- 5 cups plus 2 tablespoons water shopping list
- 3/4 cup chopped shallots (3 large) shopping list
- 8 garlic cloves, chopped shopping list
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil shopping list
- 1 (3 1/2- to 4-inch) cinnamon stick shopping list
- 3 tablespoons yellow soybean sauce, mashed with back of a spoon to a coarse paste (can substitute hoisin sauce or sweet noodle sauce/sweet duck sauce easily) shopping list
- 2 tablespoons sugar shopping list
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves shopping list
- 2 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder (sometimes called pork butt; in 1 or 2 solid pieces), cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes shopping list
- 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce shopping list
- 1 (1 1/4-lb) can sliced bamboo shoots, drained and rinsed shopping list
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- Garnish: 3 (5 1/2-inch) fresh red chiles, halved lengthwise, seeded, and thinly sliced; 1 cup fresh cilantro sprigs shopping list
How to make it
- Finely grind coriander seeds in grinder. Stir together ground coriander and 2 tablespoons water in a small bowl.
- Coarsely purée shallots and garlic in mini processor, scraping down side occasionally.
- Heat oil in a 6- to 7-quart wide heavy pot over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then cook shallot purée with cinnamon stick, stirring occasionally and scraping up any brown bits, until pale golden, 4 to 5 minutes.
- Add coriander mixture, mashed soybean/hoisin sauce, sugar, and cloves and cook, stirring, 2 minutes. Increase heat to high, then add pork and cook, stirring occasionally, until pork is no longer pink on the outside, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Add soy sauce and remaining 5 cups water and bring to a boil, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat and simmer, partially covered, until meat is tender, 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
- Meanwhile, blanch bamboo shoots in a large saucepan of boiling water 1 minute, then drain well in a colander.
- Stir bamboo shoots into braised pork and simmer, uncovered, until tender, about 15 minutes. (Liquid should be reduced to about 2 cups. If necessary, transfer pork and bamboo shoots with a slotted spoon to a bowl and boil liquid to reduce, then stir in pork and bamboo shoots.) Discard cinnamon stick and season with salt.
- **Pork improves in flavor if braised 1 to 3 days ahead. Cool completely, uncovered, then chill, covered. Reheat over moderate heat, stirring occasionally.
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Its already a winner just looking at the ingredients and picture.
Here is my 5 and i must say that the blend of spices are better when freshly grinned.culinarypasha in Springfield loved it
This sounds so good! I even have the pork roast in my freezer. I'll have to pick up a few other ingredients but I'll be making this on Sunday. Glad you noted that Hoisin sauce could be used. I have that on hand also. Thank you for all the sweet com...moreoregongrandma in loved it
I have two pork tenderloins in my freezer screaming for a little Asian flavor! What a fenom idea!!solanaceae in Manchester loved it
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