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Crisp Chinese Pork

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Category: Meat, Chinese

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Boned pork butt or shoulder,
  • -fat trimmed and cut into
  • -2" chunks
  • 2 Garlic cloves,minced/pressed
  • 1 ts Anise seed
  • 1/2 ts Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 ts Ground cloves
  • 1/4 c Soy sauce
  • 6 c Hot cooked rice
  • Thinly sliced green onion
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs
  • Hoisin or Chinese plum sauce


In a 4-5 quart pan on high heat, combine meat, garlic, anise seed, gorund
cinnamon, ground cloves, soy sauce, and 1 quart water. Bring to a boil;
cover and simmer until meat is very tender when pierced, about 1 1/2 hours.
Boil, uncovered, on high heat until sizzling, about 30 minutes; stir often.
Drain off fat.

With 2 forks, shred meat; put into a 9x13" pan. Bake in a 400'F. oven until
pork begins to crisp, 15-20 minutes. Spoon over rice; add onion, cilantro,
and hoisin to taste.

Per serving: 313 calories; 20 grams protein; 12 grams fat; (4 grams
saturated fat); 30 grams carbohydrates; 566 milligrams sodium; 66
milligrams cholesterol.

~ Karin Andersen, Monarch Beach, California

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