Tag: pork

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Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice (Lu Rou Fan)

Taiwanese Braised Pork Rice, or “Lu Rou Fan,” is a beloved Taiwanese comfort food that tantalizes the taste buds with its rich flavors and tender textures. Succulent pork belly is braised to perfection in a savory-sweet sauce infused with soy sauce, star anise, garlic, and other aromatic spices. Served over a bed of steamed rice, […]

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Braised Char Siu (BBQ Pork)

Braised char siu, a traditional Cantonese dish, presents succulent pork marinated in a sweet and savory sauce, then slow-cooked to tender perfection. This culinary masterpiece boasts a rich blend of flavors, derived from ingredients like honey, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and Chinese five-spice powder, creating a tantalizing harmony that delights the palate. Typically served with […]

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Pan Fried Buns

These pan fried buns also known as sheng jian bao are moist, juicy, crispy and delicious. This is a recipe that will show you how to make them entirely from scratch. I used ground pork in this recipe, but you can easily substitute with ground beef, chicken, or shrimp. There are also ways to make […]

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Perfect Shrimp & Pork Lumpia

Shrimp and pork lumpia, a beloved Filipino appetizer, showcases the delightful combination of savory shrimp and seasoned ground pork encased in thin spring roll wrappers. In this version, I wrap seasoned ground pork around the large shrimp, then wrap it in the spring roll wrappers. This retains the shape of the shrimp after it is […]

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Five Spice Pork Belly Bao

This five spice pork belly bao combines classic Chinese flavors with pork belly to create a delicious treat. The succulent pork is braised to perfection, absorbing the deep and complex notes of our aromatics. Encased in a soft, fluffy bao bun, each bite offers a symphony of textures and tastes. Tender, melt-in-your-mouth pork harmonizing with […]

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Char Siu (BBQ Pork)

There’s just countless ways you can utilize char siu. You can turn them into pastry, buns, eat them with rice, noodles…the list goes on. So before you start making all of these different dishes, let me teach you how to master this recipe so you can begin your cooking journey with char siu. View this […]

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Sweet and Sour Pork

Sweet and sour pork is a staple when going out for Chinese food. There are never any leftovers and it goes perfectly with a large bowl of rice. One of the key characteristics of this dish is the tangy sauce partnered with sweet pineapples. Typically the pork is battered and fried for extra crunch but […]