Red braised pork belly (Hong Shao Rou)

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
1 to 2 hours

Serves
Serves 4

Saturday Kitchen Chefs - Ching He HuangBy Ching-He Huang
Saturday Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 700g/1lb 9oz pork belly, sliced
  • 2 tbsp rapeseed or groundnut oil
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh root ginger
  • 3 tbsp Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 3 star anise
  • 1 tsp whole Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2–3 long whole dried red chillies
  • 250ml/9fl oz chicken stock
  • 80ml/2½fl oz dark soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp soft brown sugar
  • pinch salt

To serve

  • steamed jasmine rice
  • stir-fried greens