Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Hong Bak (Stewed Pork Belly with Soy Sauce) with Tofu

Hong Bak or Stewed Pork Belly is a popular Hokkians dish.I think every Hokkians household will know how to make this simple and yet delicious dish.






Ingredients:


3 lbs pork belly,cut small
1 block soft bean curd (cut into 6 pieces)
1 bulb fresh garlic,peeled and chopped

Seasoning:


4-5 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp caramel sauce
salt to taste
4-5 tbsp canola or vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1 stick cinnamon







Method:

1:Prepare a large stock pot or wok  at high heat with oil and chopped garlic.Sautee garlic for 30 seconds.then add in cinnamon,cut pork belly and all the seasoning.
2:Reduce heat to medium,simmer the pork with lid on for 30 minutes.Check the seasoning.Add in some water,stir well.Simmer for another 15-20 minutes.
3:Add in cut bean curd (tofu) into the pot,cook for 5 minutes.Remove pot from heat.
4:Dish out and serve warm with steamed white rice.




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