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Stamina Building Garlic Shoots & Pork Belly Miso Stir-fry

Stamina Building Garlic Shoots & Pork Belly Miso Stir-fry

The double-punch of garlic shoots and garlic will give you plenty of energy.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Thinly sliced pork belly
300 g
Garlic shoots
1 bundle
Japanese leek
1 (if it's thin, 1.5)
Garlic
2 large cloves
★Miso with dashi
1 tablespoon
★Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
★Sake
1 tablespoon
★Mirin
1 tablespoon
★Sugar
2 teaspoons
Sesame oil
1 tablespoon
Salt
a small amount
Doubanjiang
as much as you like

Steps

1. Cut the pork belly into 4 or 5 cm pieces. Cut the garlic shoots into 5 cm. Thinly slice the Japanese leek diagonally into 3 or 4 mm. Mince the garlic and set aside.
2. Mix the ingredients marked ★ well and set aside.
3. Heat a pan with sesame oil and carefully cook the minced garlic, being careful not to burn it.
4. Once the garlic is fragrant, add the pork belly and increase to high heat. Cook both sides, stirring well. Add a little salt.
5. Once the fat has rendered, add the garlic shoots and Japanese leek, and cook on the highest heat. Then, add the flavoring ingredients mixed together in step 2.
6. Add doubanjiang and if you're satisfied with the taste, it's complete! Since we have little kids we add the doubanjiang last and adjust the spiciness.
7. Speed is the key for steps 5 and 6.
8. Put this over rice and drop a raw egg in the middle for a hearty dish. My son likes eating it in this way.

Story Behind this Recipe

I love making stir-fry with garlic shoots and miso offal.
I wasn't able to get my usual offal, so I tried it with pork belly and it was delicious.
Soy sauce is often used with garlic shoots, but miso is most definitely a good match as well.