Wicklewood’s Chinese Style Pork Belly (Gf)

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Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A delicious addition to any Chinese banquet, egg noodles can replace soba noodles, however, the buckwheat noodles are far safer for coeliacs than egg noodles which can contain wheat

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large cast iron pan add the pork and cook over a high heat for 3-5 mins on each side, remove and set aside.
  2. Heat the remaining oil, add the onions and cook over a low heat for 5-8 mins, season.
  3. Raise the heat and add the sherry, and rice wine vinegar and allow boiling for 5 mins until alcohol evaporates.
  4. add the orange juice, star anise,ginger,fivespice,stock and soy and stir well.
  5. return the meat to the pan bring to the boil then cover with the lid and put in the oven to cook for 2 1/2.
  6. Check occasionally and add a little hot water if looking dry.
  7. Remove the meat from the pan with a slotted spoon and cut off any excess fat.
  8. Chop into bite sized pieces and return to the pot.
  9. Cover with a lid while preparing noodles.
  10. Add the noodles to a pan of boiling water and cook for 8-10 mins or until soft.
  11. Drain well and transfer to a shallow serving bowl.