For the health conscious, vegetables like mushrooms, carrots and daikon can also be added to make a one dish meal.
The Germans are also famous for their braised pork knuckles and they celebrate this dish in their yearly Oktober Fest or October Festivals.
For people who likes kway chap, one popular stall is Blanco Court Garden Street Kway Chap
49A Serangoon Gardens Way, #01-21 Serangoon Gardens Market And Food Centre, Singapore
Open from 8 am to 3 pm. Closed on Mondays.
For this recipe, I use frozen pork shoulder butt. They come conveniently cut about 1 cm thick.
500 grams pork shoulder butt
1 tbs dark soy
|cuts of pork|
2 tbs sugar
1 large onion, coarsely chopped
5 cloves garlic
5 slices of ginger
Half a stick of cinnamon
1 star anise
3 pieces of cloves
These condiments are meant to remove any porky smell.
Put all ingredients in a pot.
Add enough water to cover the ingredients
Bring the water to a boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for about 45 minutes.
(Note: the pot should be large enough to hold all ingredients and water, with reserve for the water to boil)
A 3 minute video on how to cook braised pork belly.
A 6 minute video on Tau Yu Bak or braised pork, Peranakan style
Another video on how to cook braised pork belly.
Nice video on how to cook braised pork belly