Rich Authentic TaiwaneseTwice Cooked Pork

Rich Authentic TaiwaneseTwice Cooked Pork

The pork belly is plump and you can eat plenty of vegetables! Tasty with rich, sweet and savoury sauce. You will eat a lot of rice with this dish!

Ingredients: 2 to 3 servings

Pork belly (a piece, or sliced for yakiniku BBQ)
180 g
about 1/4
Japanese leek
Green pepper or shishito green peppers
3 to 4
Chopped garlic (or tubed)
1 clove (2 cm from a tube)
Chopped ginger (or grated ginger in a tube is fine)
the same size as the garlic (2 cm if from a tube)
Flavoring ingredients:
Cooking sake
1 tablespoon
★Tian mian jiang
1 heaped tablespoon
★Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
★Soy sauce
1 tablespoon
1 teaspoon
★Chu-ka Aji stock paste
as needed
Sesame oil
as needed
For the marinade of the pork
Cooking sake
1 teaspoon
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
1 tablespoon


1. Slice the pork into bite sizes. Marinate for 15 minutes with the marinade seasonings. Combine the ingredients marked ★.
2. Cut the cabbage roughly. Deseed the green pepper and remove the stalk. Cut into bite sizes. Slice the leek diagonally into 3-cm.
3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil and add the pork. After it's browned, transfer to a plate.
4. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and add the garlic and ginger to fry.
5. Add all the vegetables from Step 2 and stir fry on high heat. Add cooking sake if it looks like the ingredients are starting to burn.
6. Return the pork from Step 3 to the pan and add the combined ★ flavoring ingredients. Stir fry some more over high heat.
7. When the ingredients are well coated with the sauce, turn the heat off. Drizzle with sesame oil to finish.

Story Behind this Recipe

I miss the flavors of my home country, Taiwan. This is my original recipe.