Pork belly and cabbage roll

Last night, I cooked pork belly in the pressure cooker and stir-fried some cabbage. Tonight, I roll it in puff pastry. I was sort of inspired by Lorraine from Not Quite Nigella.

Hello Reader,

Last night, I cooked pork belly in the pressure cooker and stir-fried some cabbage. Tonight, I roll it in puff pastry. I was sort of inspired by Lorraine from Not Quite Nigella.

Pressure cooker pork belly and cabbage Stir-fry
Pork belly and cabbage roll

Ingredients

Pork belly

  • Pork belly
  • Chinese five-spice powder
  • Master stock
  • Dry sherry
  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Water

Cabbage

  • Shredded drumhead cabbage
  • Minced garlic
  • Minced ginger
  • Finely chopped shallot
  • Finely chopped spring onion (white portion)
  • Julienned carrot
  • Julienned daikon radish
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG)
  • Peanut oil
  • Sesame oil
  • Soy sauce
  • Dry sherry
  • Cornflour
  • Water
  • Coriander
  • Red chilli
  • Spring onion

Puff pastry

  • Store-bought home brand stuff

Instructions

Pork belly

  1. Add the pork belly, Chinese five-spice powder, master stock, dry sherry, soy sauce, sesame oil, and water to the pressure cooker.
  2. Seal the lid and cook for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove the pork belly and slice with a sharp knife.
  4. Set aside what will not be eaten in this meal and refrigerate.

Cabbage and final plating

  1. Heat a wok
  2. Add in some peanut oil and sesame oil and swirl it around the cooking surface of the wok.
  3. Toss in the aromatic ingredients and cook until fragrant
  4. Add in the cabbage, carrot, and daikon radish and stir-dry
  5. As the cabbage wilts, add in the soy sauce and dry sherry
  6. Stir-fry and add some MSG to taste
  7. Toss in the pork belly strips
  8. Stir-fry the pork into the vegetables
  9. If necessary, add a slurry of cornflour, soy sauce, and water to thicken the sauce.
  10. Turn off the heat and add the garnish vegetables
  11. Put it in the refrigerator overnight
  12. Thaw some puff pastry and put the pork and cabbage filling in the middle, and roll the pastry.
  13. Cook in a moderate oven for about 30 minutes
  14. Put it on a plate
  15. Give thanks to the Lord
  16. Eat with your hands and burn off layers of the mucous membrane in your mouth.

If you try this recipe and like it, please let me know.

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