Stewed Pork with Shrimp and Chestnut – TongAn FengRou
This stewed is named Tongan FengRou in Chinese, which is a famous Fujian cuisine in China. The pork is so soft that it almost melts in your mouth. To make it taste better, use streaky pork with pork skin. Thus, it can have a textured flavor.
1. Make a deep cross-cut on the meat to make the meat taste deeper.
2. Add water until it covers 1/3 of the meat. Do not add too much water into the pot.
3 After steaming, you can place lettuce left on the plate before pouring on the meat, which can make it aromatic.
Peel garlic and cut into slices. Cut ginger into slices. Peel chestnut. Set aside.
Wash and clean shrimp. Cut shiitake mushrooms into half. Set aside.
Make cross-cut on the pork.
Add 1 tablespoon of cooking oil. Preheat the pot, add white sugar to fry until golden brown.
Add pork and dark soy sauce. Stir fry until golden brown.
Add garlic, ginger slices, chestnut, shrimp into the pot. Add cooking wine to stir fry. Then add 1 bowl of water, star anise, cinnamon. Bring to a boil.
Cook until water has only 1/3 left. Pour the meat into a bowl. Make sure the skin side face down. Add the soup into the bowl and use a plastic wrap to cover the bowl.
Place into a steamer to steam for 3 hours until meat is soft.
Remove from heat. Pour the meat on a plate. Remove ginger and garlic slices. Serve.