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Braised Pork Leg

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  Pork leg 2 Pound
  Light soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Frying)
  Chicken stock 3 Liter
  Dark soy sauce 2 Teaspoon
  Ginger 30 Gram, sliced
  White pepper powder 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  White cabbage 10 , blanched
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White pepper powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄4 Teaspoon

1) In a large pan of water, simmer the pork leg for 30 minutes.
2) Drain, pat dry and rub the skin with 1 tablespoon of the light soy sauce.
3) Set aside in order to dry completely.

4) In a wok, heat some oil, and put in the pork leg to fry over very high heat, until it turns brown.
5) Remove, drain and put pork leg in a large bowl of cold water for 10 minutes.
6) Combine all the stock of remaining tablespoon of light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, ginger and pepper.
7) Add the pork leg and simmer over very low heat for about 2 hours, until the pork leg turns tender.
8) Next, remove the bone from the centre of the pork
9) On a plate, place the meat.
10) Heat 1/2 cup of the pork stock and thicken with cornflour, to pour over the pork.

11) In a wok, heat some oil and add all the garnish of vegetable.
12) Add the drained, blanched cabbage, salt, pepper and sesame oil and stir fry for about 30 seconds.

13) Place cabbage around the pork leg and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2032 Calories from Fat 1366

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 154 g237%

Saturated Fat 28.2 g141%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 22.5 mg7.5%

Sodium 2246.2 mg93.6%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g34.1%

Dietary Fiber 31.8 g127.3%

Sugars 52.2 g

Protein 73 g146.4%

Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 766.2%

Calcium 52.8% Iron 42.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Braised Pork Leg Recipe