Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Stewed Pork Belly with Potato and Bean Curd in Gochujang Paste

Gochujang is a popular Korean condiment made from glutinous rice powder mixed with both powdered, fermented soybeans and red peppers.Gochujang is usually purchased in jars already prepared at Asian supermarkets and is an essential staple of the Korean kitchen.For me who are a KDrama's and KPop's lover won't miss out this popular Korean paste too.Since we been showering with snow almost every other day,indulging warm hot comfort food is the best way to heat up our body not to said it's also taste delicious!!

3 lbs pork belly,slices about 2 inch each
5 medium potatoes,peeled and cut into 4 pieces
1 block medium soft tofu(bean curd)cut into 6-8 pieces

4-5 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
4 tbsp gochujang (any brand )
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp chicken bouillon powder
salt to taste
1 cup water
3 tbsp sesame oil
3-4 tbsp vegetable oil


1:Heat a medium stock pot with oil and garlic at high heat,saute garlic for 30 seconds.Then add in slice pork belly.Stir pork belly for 3-5 minutes on both side or until some lard oil fuzzing out.
2:Add in water,gochujang,sugar,chicken bouillon powder and salt,Cover the pot with lid,reduce heat to medium.Stew for 30 minutes.Stir the ingredients before add in cut potatoes.
3:Continues to braise the ingredients for another 20 minutes or until potatoes cooked.Add some water if needed.
4:Lastly add in cut bean curd  and sesame oil in the stewed.Check the seasoning.Dish out and serve warm with rice or noodle.


AL TAN said...

Mix of korean and chinese, yummy

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