Recipe: Yummy Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork)

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Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork).

Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork) You can have Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork) using 14 ingredients and 24 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork)

  1. It’s of Meat.
  2. Prepare of Square slice of Pork Belly.
  3. Prepare of Cooking Oil.
  4. Prepare of Marinating Sauce.
  5. It’s of Dark Soy Sauce.
  6. Prepare of Brown Sugar.
  7. It’s of Sake.
  8. Prepare of Water.
  9. Prepare of Spring Onions.
  10. You need of Ginger.
  11. You need of Garlic.
  12. You need of Others.
  13. It’s of Ball of Cotton String.
  14. It’s of Salt.

Homemade Japanese Chashu (Braised Pork) step by step

  1. Rough cut ginger with skin on.
  2. Cut spring onions into halves.
  3. De-skin garlic.
  4. Add all marinating sauce ingredients into a saucepan.
  5. Bring it to boil, stir and turn the heat off immediately.
  6. Use coarse salt to clean & exfoliate meat.
  7. Rinse the salt off with clean water.
  8. Roll pork belly into a log.
  9. Tie up rolled pork belly.
  10. Pan-fry rolled pork belly for 2 mins per side until it's golden brown.
  11. Put fried rolled pork into boiling water for 1 hour.
  12. Remove pork belly from boiling water.
  13. Pour marinating sauce into a shallow pan deep enough for your pork.
  14. Heat up marinating sauce to boil.
  15. Once it's boiling, turn the heat down to the lowest.
  16. Add pork into pan and cover it with a drop lid or seal it with an aluminium foil, and make a small hole in the middle..
  17. Braise each side for half an hour (Total 2 hours).
  18. Transfer braised pork into a ziplock bag.
  19. Use a strainer and strain remaining sauce into the ziplock bag.
  20. Squeeze the air out and seal it tight.
  21. Store it in the refrigerator overnight or 24 hours to marinate.
  22. Remove braised pork from the ziplock bag.
  23. Slice it thinly.
  24. You may choose to blowtorch or pan-fry it to bring out the smokey taste..

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