Why do I call it Asian pasta?

Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.

Okay, so there’s a bit of a story here. My friend, GC, is Italian and I enjoy teasing her a bit. Last year I posted about noodle bolognese.

Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.

Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.
Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.

Ingredients

  • Asian pasta
  • Pork belly
  • Hoisin sauce
  • Black bean sauce
  • Kale sprouts
  • Butter
  • Cherry tomatoes

Instructions

  • Cut the pork belly strip into 1 cm cubes and put them into the pressure cooker vessel.
  • Shake in some hoisin and black bean sauces.
  • Add half a cup of water.
  • Seal up the pressure cooker and cook the pork belly with microwave radiation for 15 Min.tes.
  • Boil some water in a kettle.
  • Open the packet of Asian pasta and the flavour sachet and put into a mixing bowl.
  • Add the boiling water and ‘cook’ for one minute and then strain the Asian pasta.
  • Remove the pork belly from the pressure cooker and add to the strained Asian pasta and mix it around.
  • Add a knob of butter to lubricate it all and toss in some kale sprouts to get them slippery and wet too.
  • Toss everything into a hot frying pan and cook until the pasta and pork get a Maillard reaction going.
  • Serve on a plate and enjoy the carbs.
Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.
Pressure cooker hoisin black bean sauce pork belly with pan-fried Asian pasta and kale sprouts.

Author: Gary

I'm a medical practitioner, specialist pathologist in microbiology, and Member of the Order of Australia (2003). I'm for resuscitation, if you find me struggling, please save me. I like to cook food, photograph it and then eat it. I'm also a fan of Star Trek, Stargate, Farscape, and Babylon 5.

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