Dongpo Pork 东坡肉 Recipe

Dongpo Pork 东坡肉


  • 600g pork belly
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 3 cups oil for deep frying
  • 2 stalks spring oinio
  • 5 slices ginger
  • 1 star anisseed
  • 3 tbsp sugar (seasoning)
  • 5 tbsp light soy sauce (seasoning)
  • 150ml shaoxing wine (seasoning)
  • 100g cooked green vege
  • 1 tbsp corn flour mix with water, thickening

How to make Dongpo Pork 东坡肉

A really good melt in mouth slow braised pork belly. It is named after a Song Dynasty poet, 苏东坡 《豬肉頌》


"Pork in Huangzhou is plentythere it costs utterly lowlyThe rich detest it; the poor fluff itslow the fire, hold the water, it comes alive when the time is right"

  1. Boiled pork belly until half cooked. Marinade for 10 minutes. Deep fry until golden brown.

  2. Arrange fried pork, the remaining ingredients and seasoning onto a steaming tray. Seal well with heat proof plastic wrapper and steam at high heat for 3 hours or until pork is tender.

  3. Arrange vege on serving plate and top with dongpo pork. Reheat the gravy and thicken with corn flour water. Pour over pork and serve hot.

  • yongfook
    yongfook says

    mmm i could do with a slab of that in a sandwich RIGHT NOW.

  • wenwenzz
    wenwenzz says

    haha yeah

  • Roberto
    Roberto says

    Just beautiful! Incredible job...

  • theory
    theory says

    Just the thought of eating that with a bowl of rice and some chili is making my stomach rumble. Looks delicious.

  • tommy
    tommy says

    Some steamed buns please! This would be perfect for lunch today in rainy London.

  • Laynie
    Laynie says

    Dongpo pork and steamed rolls (花卷) are a match made in heaven, but my parents always have to yell at me when I eat it, because I keep throwing away the fat.

  • wenwenzz
    wenwenzz says

    Hi Laynie ... the fat is the best part yo!

  • naeboo
    naeboo says

    omg. i loveeeeeeeeeeeeee fatty pork

  • sagech
    sagech says

    zomg juicy fats! lol@naeboo

  • Maomaouchi
    Maomaouchi says

    OMG looks awesome

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