Crystal Pork Meat is a kind of  Jiangsu cuisine. The meat looks crystal in appearance and it is a good choice to dispel the effects of alcohol. meat is tender,  refreshing, fragrant, delicious, yet a little fat but not at all greasy.

Recipe: Crystal Pork Meat 

Taste: The meat is tender and refreshing.

Features: Crystal and transparent.

Crystal Pork Meat
Crystal Pork Meat

Ingredients for Crystal Pork Meat recipe:

1 pig’s foot (about 1,200 g or 2.6 lb)
150 grams (1/3 lb) salt
15 grams (1/2 oz) sliced ginger
25 grams (1 3/4 tbsp) cooking wine
5 grains of fennel seeds
10 grams(1/3 oz) cinnamon
10 grains of Chinese prickly ash

Method to cook Crystal Pork Meat:

1, First Clean the pig’s foot and remove the bone.

2, Place the foot on a chopping board with the skin side down. Prick several holes in it with an iron chopstick or other pointed utensil. Rub salt on the skin side, and put scallions, ginger, cinnamon, fennel and Chines prickly ash on both sides. Put it in a deep container and cover the lid. Marinate for 2 days in summer, or alternatively 3 days in spring and fall and 1 week in winter.

3,  Get rid of the scallions, ginger and other sprices. Wash the pork foot clean and put on a plate. Add 100g (6 tbsp) of water and steam over strong ifre for 2 hours.

4,  Take out and put hte pork foot in a bowl. Pour on teh juice resulting from steaming until the meat and the sauce are at the same level. When it totally cools off and solidifies into a jelly form, cut foot into chunks 5 cm (2 inches) long, 3 cm (1.2 inches) wide and 0.7 cm (0.28 inch) thick.

5, Place on a plate and serve.Enjoy your own Crystal Pork Meat.

{September 6, 2010} {Tags: }