Easy Chinese Pork Adobo Recipe
600 g pork belly, sliced then cut into squares
5 cloves garlic, minced
½ cup white sugar
½ cup soy sauce
1 cup water
3 tbsp white vinegar
2 pcs star anise
Chopped chives, for garnish
3 tbsp canola oil
HOW TO COOK:
In a bowl, combine the sugar, soy sauce, and water.
Stir until sugar is dissolved and set aside.
Pour and heat the oil in a small pot and sauté garlic until it’s a little brown.
Add- in the pork and brown on both sides.
Do not add oil and let the pork fry in its own fat.
Pour- in the soy sauce and sugar mixture.
Bring to a boil then lower the heat to a simmer.
Cook for 40 to 50 minutes.
By this time, the meat should be very tender and the braising liquid has reduced and thickened.
Pour- in the vinegar and simmer for a minute before stirring.
Add- in the star anise and simmer for 2 more minutes.
Remove from heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
Serve with steamed rice and sprinkle with chopped chives. Enjoy!