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Braised Pork W/chestnut,mushrooms,gingko

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Dried black mushrooms
  • 1 c Chestnut meats
  • 1 c Gingko nuts
  • 2 lb Pork
  • 1 c Water chestnuts
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 3 c Stock


1. Soak dried mushrooms. Shell and blanch chestnuts and ginkgo nuts (see

2. Cut pork in 1-inch cubes. Cut water chestnuts in half.

3. Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add salt, then pork and brown lightly on all

4. Add soy sauce, turning meat constantly until soy evaporates (about 1

5. Add stock and heat; then mushrooms, ginkgo nuts, chestnuts and water
chestnuts. Bring to a boil, then simmer, covered, until pork is tender
1-1/2 hours).

VARIATION: In step 3, add after salt, 1 garlic clove, crushed, and brown

In step 4, add (mixed with the soy sauce) 1 slice fresh ginger root,
shredded; 1 tablespoon sherry and 1 teaspoon sugar. In step 5, add with
mushrooms and nuts 1/4 pound dried bean curd sticks, broken in 2-inch
lengths (soaked); 1 cup bamboo shoots, sliced diagonally; and 10 Chinese
red dates.

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