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Whole Pork Shoulder

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Whole Pork Shoulder recipe is one that can be prepared in nearly no time. It a delicious and simple Chinese dish using whole pork shoulders.
  Pork shoulder 5 Pound
  Soy sauce 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Scallions 4
  Ginger 1 Ounce

Put the meat in a large bowl of cold water to soak overnight.
Put the pork in a large pan with enough water to cover, bring to the boil, remove the scum, cover the pan with a tight fitting lid and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Add the soy sauce, sherry, sugar, whole spring onions (scallions) and ginger cut into thin slices bring back to simmering point; cover and cook for another 1 hour.
Serve the pork on a large dish with some of the liquid and pick pieces off with chopsticks or with a fork.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 2219 Calories from Fat 1266

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 140 g216%

Saturated Fat 49.4 g246.8%

Trans Fat 1.3 g

Cholesterol 703.2 mg234.4%

Sodium 4480.6 mg186.7%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.3%

Sugars 9.5 g

Protein 202 g404.7%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 10.6%

Calcium 21.7% Iron 80.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Whole Pork Shoulder Recipe