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Braised Pork Belly with Yam



Cooked this Yam dish recently ...... the meat has assumed the colour of the yam, so it's pretty difficult to distinguish the meat from the yam pieces, but nonetheless,  this is a delicious dish, goes well with rice.









I love yam and can eat this on its own, more so if it's so creamy ........ Yummy!


Recipe for Braised Pork Belly with Yam

Ingredients
800 gm Yam, cut into 1.1/2 inch cubes
10 gm Dried shrimps, washed and drained
300 gm Pork Belly
3 pips of Garlic, chopped
2 Shallots, chopped
3 Tbsp oil for frying
3 cups of water

Seasoning for the pork belly
1 Tbsp Oyster sauce
1.1/2 Tsp Sugar
1 Tsp Sesame oil
2 Tsp Light soya sauce
1/4 Tsp Dark soya sauce
1 Tsp salt
A dash of pepper

Cut the pork belly into 1 inch pieces
Marinate  for about an hour or more

Preparation
Heat up the oil in the wok, lightly fry the yam,
dish up, drained, set aside.
With the remaining oil saute the chopped garlic,
shallots and dried shrimps till fragrant
Add in the seasoned pork belly, stir fry for a while
Add in the pre-fried yam and fry together
At this juncture, add in 3 cups water,
simmer till the yam is soft 
and the meat cooked through
Add salt to taste
Garnish with chopped spring onions
Add a dash of pepper
Serve hot with rice

Note :  Can substitute pork belly with pork ribs






Comments

  1. It has to be a very delicious dish. I love the taste and flavour of yam. I think I will finish all the yam and leave the pork to someone else...haha

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  2. This is such a classic dish. I love how you make them and I remember the taste and aroma of it.

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  3. Hi
    Mary
    So do I, I prefer the yam rather the meat.

    Penny
    There's a Teochew dish something like this and it's sweet, think there's no meat, but creamy yam and it's a festive dish.

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  4. Oh wow, you've no idea how much I like yam! I just made some steamed yam cake the other day. And my stomach having problem with it. Not feeling well after taken it!

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  5. My Little Space
    Maybe it's got 'angin'. Perhaps too filling.

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  6. Looks good - very filling meal!

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  7. experimentalculinarypursuits
    Yes, it's like a meal by itself, but I would prefer the yam!

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  8. Hi
    pigpigscorner
    Yes, it's delicious, thanks!

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  9. Hi! Just want to let you know that I adapted from your recipe and it's really superb! Thanks for sharing :) Very yumms~

    http://www.honestvanilla.com/2011/03/braised-pork-belly-and-yam.html

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  10. Min
    Thanks for visiting my blog. I'm so glad that you like this recipe. It's certainly very gratifying when someone tries out a recipe and sing praises of it. Thanks once again! Will hop over to take a peep at your blog too!

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