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Salted Egg Pork Belly

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Freestyle

Description

Salted Egg Pork Belly is a recipe of crispy deep fried battered pork belly tossed in a sweet savoury spicy sauce made with salted duck egg yolks.


Ingredients

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Deep Fried Battered Pork

  • 600g Skinless Pork belly or Well marbled pork loin, cut into thin bite size sliced
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • oil for deep frying
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Salted Egg Yolk Sauce

  • 6 pcs salted duck egg yolks, mashed
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pc birds eye chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • curry leaves from 2 sprigs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp sugar

Instructions

  1. In a deep bowl combine together 1/4 cup flour, 1/3 cup corn flour, 2 eggs, 4 tbsp water and 1 tsp salt, mix thoroughly until free of lumps, texture should be sticky but still runny.
  2. Add pork and coat evenly, set aside and place in fridge covered for at least 1 hour.
  3. Prepare a wok and add oil for frying pork pieces.  In small batches, deep fry pork in high heat of for 5 minutes that should be enough to cook the meat and retain the tenderness.  Drain then set aside on a plate.
  4. In a separate wok melt butter, then sauté garlic, chillies and curry leaves.
  5. Add the salted egg yolks, milk and sugar, mix and cook until bubbly.
  6. Toss in the deep-fried pork, stir fry until all pork pieces are evenly coated with the salted duck egg yolk mixture.