Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Crispy and Spicy Pork Recipe

Ingredients :

450 g

1 teaspoon

1/2 teaspoon

1 1/2 tablespoons

2 slices

2 cloves

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 1/2 teaspoons

Lean pork

Salt

Five-spice powder

Cornflour

Fresh root ginger

Garlic

Soy sauce

Castor sugar

Sea salt

Szechwan peppercorns, pounded

Vegetable oil for deep-frying

Method :
  • Cut the pork into thick strips.

  • Sprinkle and rub with the salt, five-spice powder and cornflour.

  • Leave to season for 30 minutes.

  • Finely chop the ginger and garlic.

  • Heat the oil in a wok or deep-fryer.

  • When hot, fry half the pork strips over medium heat for 3 1/2 minutes.

  • Drain and place in a bowl.

  • Fry the remaining pork strips for 3 1/2 minutes, then drain and add to the bowl.

  • Add the soy sauce and sugar to the pork, mixing well.

  • Pour away the oil to use for other purposes, leaving 2 tablespoons.

  • Re-heat the wok or pan.

  • When hot, stir in the ginger, garlic, sea salt and pepper over medium heat for 25 seconds.

  • Pour the once-fried and seasoned pork into the pan.

  • Turn and stir around quickly so that the pork is evenly coated by the spicy ingredients.

  • Turn, toss and stir for 1 minute.

  • Transfer to a heated serving dish.

  • Serve hot.

 

More Chinese Recipes