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Spiced Pressed Pork

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Ingredients
  Lean pork belly 3 Pound, frozen, thawed and boned
  Vinegar 4 Tablespoon
  Corn oil 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Ground ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Leveled)
  Freshly ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon (Leveled)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) With a sharp knife, cut the rind of the pork.
2) In a dish, combine the rest of the ingredients.
3) In the dish, add the pork and allow to stand in the marinade for 3 hours at room temp.
4) Keep turning the meat frequently.
5) Drain the pork and place on an absorbent paper to dry.

MAKING
6) In a loose parcel of foil, wrap the pork.
7) In a roasting tin, place the parcel.
8) In the oven, cook at 350 degrees F for 2 hours.
9) Take two plates and place the meat without foil in between them.
10) Place heavy weight on the top and leave for cooling.

SERVING
11) Make thick slices of meat and serve as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Pressing
Ingredient: 
Pork
Preparation Time: 
180 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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