Sichuan-style crispy pork belly

Sichuan-style crispy pork belly

29 ratings

Anju, Student


„Full of umami and packed with nuanced flavor, this is one of my favorite Chinese dishes.“

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g
pork belly
1
red bell pepper
1
green bell pepper
1
green onion
1
onion
3 cloves
garlic
10 g
ginger
2 tbsp
fermented bean paste
1 tbsp
sugar
2 tsp
red chili flakes
2 tbsp
sweet bean sauce (Tian Mian Jiang)
1 tbsp
chili sauce
1 tbsp
soy sauce
oil for frying
salt
pepper
Metric
Imperial
  • 500 g pork belly
  • 1  red bell pepper
  • 1  green bell pepper
  • 1  green onion
  • 1  onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 10 g ginger
  • 2 tbsp fermented bean paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 2 tbsp sweet bean sauce (Tian Mian Jiang)
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • oil for frying
  • salt
  • pepper

Utensils

  • wok
  • slotted spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large pot

Enjoy with

Tsingtao Beer
A cold, blond beer with a pleasant hoppiness and a light malty sweetness is the perfect match for this dish.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
375
Protein
26g
Fat
23g
Carb
16g

Step 1/2

Fill pot a third of the way with water and poach pork belly for approx. 10 min. in boiling water. Drain and slice pork into thin slices. Dice bell peppers into bite-sized pieces. Chop green onion, onion, garlic, and ginger.
  • 500 pork belly
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 1 green onion
  • 1 onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 10 ginger
  • slotted spoon
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • large pot

Fill pot a third of the way with water and poach pork belly for approx. 10 min. in boiling water. Drain and slice pork into thin slices. Dice bell peppers into bite-sized pieces. Chop green onion, onion, garlic, and ginger.

Step 2/2

Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat and fry pork until golden brown. Add fermented bean paste, garlic, and ginger and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add the bell peppers and season with sugar, red chili flakes, sweet bean sauce, chili sauce, soy sauce, salt, and pepper to taste. Sauté for approx. 2 more min. Serve in a large bowl. Enjoy!
  • 2 tbsp fermented bean paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 tbsp sweet bean sauce (Tian Mian Jiang)
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp soy cause
  • salt
  • pepper
  • oil for frying
  • wok

Heat oil in a wok over medium-high heat and fry pork until golden brown. Add fermented bean paste, garlic, and ginger and sauté for approx. 2 min. Add the bell peppers and season with sugar, red chili flakes, sweet bean sauce, chili sauce, soy sauce, salt, and pepper to taste. Sauté for approx. 2 more min. Serve in a large bowl. Enjoy!