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Basic Red Simmered Pork

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  Pork 3 Pound
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Fresh ginger root slices 4
  Sugar 2 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon

1. Cut pork in 1 1/2 inch cubes. Place with water in a heavy saucepan and bring quickly to a boil.
2. Meanwhile, slice and crush ginger root. Then add to pan along with soy sauce, sherry and salt. Simmer, covered, 1 hour.
3. Add sugar. Turn meat over and simmer, covered, 30 minutes more.1/2 pound peastarch noodles, boiled 20 minutes, then drained, and added with 1 1/2 cups boiling water During the last 20 minutes, add 2 or 3 bean curd cakes, cut in quarters or cubed, and/or 2 cups bamboo shoots, cut in large chunks.
During the last 3 minutes, add 1 can abalone, cut in 1/4 inch slices. Also substitute 1 cup abalone liquid for the water in step 1.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 269 Calories from Fat 69

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g11.7%

Saturated Fat 2 g9.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.3 mg42.8%

Sodium 1428.7 mg59.5%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.17 g0.68%

Sugars 1.8 g

Protein 43 g86.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 0.1%

Calcium 1.6% Iron 13.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Basic Red Simmered Pork Recipe