Red-cooked Pork Shoulder

Recipe by fashionfiveo
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READY IN: 3hrs 30mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil in a large, heavy Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add scallions, garlic, and ginger and toss in the oil until heated through, about 1 minute.
  • Add water (or stock and water mix), soy sauce, rice wine (or scotch or sherry), brown sugar, anise, and cinnamon stick.
  • Bring to boil, then add pork picnic shoulder.
  • Turn the meat to cover it with liquid and color it.
  • Reduce the heat and cover the pan.
  • Simmer, turning the meat every hour and basting it, until it's fork tender, 3 to 4 hours.
  • Remove the meat from the pan and spoon off the fat from the pan juices.
  • Slice the meat.
  • Serve with the pan juices.
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