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Variation Sticky Pork Belly



4 portion(s)

Pork belly

  • 1000 g pork belly meat, boned, without rind, smoked
  • 1 piece fresh ginger, ~thumb sized, peeled
  • 3 cloves garlic, Halved
  • 1 l chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar

Sticky sauce

  • 1 piece fresh ginger, Thumb sized
  • 2 pieces lemongrass, 2cm each
  • 40 g brown sugar
  • 40 g honey
  • 1 red chili
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce, dark
  • 1 level tsp Chinese five spice powder
  • 6
    1h 55min
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Pork belly
  1. 1. Add ginger sp 9, 5 sec, scrape and repeat.
    2. Add halved garlic cloves, chicken stock, rice wine vinegar and sugar.
    3. Place pork belly in varoma and put in place.
    4. Varoma temp, sp 2, 99 minutes. Check after 45 min and top up stock with water if needed.
    5. After 99 min, pork should be well cooked and tender. Leave to cool. When cool chop into cubes.
    6. Clean and dry bowl.
  2. Sticky sauce.
  3. 1. Add ginger, lemongrass and chili, sp 9, 10 sec. Scrape and repeat.
    2. Add rest of sauce ingredients and mix sp 4, 20 sec or till well combined.
  4. Sticky pork
  5. 1. Brown pork cubes quickly in a hot pan.
    2. Add the sauce to pan and simmer till sauce has coated pork and reduced a little.
  6. Rice and vege
  7. Follow automated rice and place asian veges in varoma in last 10 min of rice cooking

Accessories you need



Cook pork on the pan when rice is nearly finished.

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