Recipe

Easy sticky sweet pork rashers with rice

This sticky sweet pork recipe is simply irresistible. Serve tender soy, plum and hoisin marinated pork with steamed rice and Asian greens for a deliciously simple weeknight meal

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 1 hr 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

  • 500 gram pork rashers, cut into 3cm pieces
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoon plum sauce
  • 2 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoon peanut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 2 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 long red chilli, chopped
  • 2 star anise
  • 1 baby pak choy, halved
  • sliced spring onions, steamed rice to serve

Method

  • 1
    Place pork in a large saucepan, then pour over cold water to cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low, then simmer for 1 minute. Drain.
  • 2
    In a medium wok or saucepan, bring all remaining ingredients, except pak choy, to the boil on high, stirring. Reduce heat to low.
  • 3
    Add pork and simmer very gently for 1 hour until tender.
  • 4
    Increase heat to medium. Simmer for 12-15 minutes, stirring, until sauce reduces to a thick syrup.
  • 5
    Toss pak choy through. Serve sprinkled with spring onion and accompanied with steamed rice.