Chinese Pork Tail Recipe

When else can you say you want some pork tail? This is a sweet and savory dish that is a cheap dinner for those times when you want Chinese food but can’t really afford it.

“Pork tail?” you ask… Yes! It is something found in the Chinese markets and is usually very cheap to purchase. Most of the time I use it for soup, but this time I got a little creative… and it worked!

For those of you not familiar with pork tail, it’s like a riblet. There is quite a bit of meat on the pork tail which makes it great for a dish like this or for soup.

Enjoy!

Chinese Pork Tail

By author Dish Ditty Recipes

Ingredients

  • 2.5lb Pork Tail
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1/2 Yellow Onion (diced)
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper (diced)
  • 1/2 cup Sherry or Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/2 cup Chicken Broth
  • 1/4 cup Light Soy Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Spare Rib Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Black Bean Garlic Sauce

Directions

Step 1
Salt & pepper the pork. Heat a large stock pot and add oil. Bring oil up to a medium high temperature and brown the pork in batches. Remove between each batch to be sure the pork actually browns. Keep the pork set aside for now.
Step 2
Add the diced onion and diced red peppers and cook until they are translucent, about 2-3 minutes.
Step 3
Add back in the pork with the sherry. Cook for 2 more minutes, stirring frequently.
Step 4
Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and simmer for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
Step 5
To serve, you can thicken it with cornstarch/water mixture (be sure to let it boil for at least 1 minute), or leave it as is.

Chinese Pork Tail by Dish Ditty Recipes

Chinese Pork Tail

4 Replies to "Chinese Pork Tail Recipe"

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    Shawn August 22, 2018 (5:51 pm)

    Think I’ll try this recipe

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    GIDEON van der NEST March 22, 2020 (1:31 am)

    I boil my my Pork tail in cut up lemon with skins pine pieces and ginger .When soft transfer transfer to oven and bake deep golden brown at 200 C. Remove lemon peels from boilled mix and make sweet sour sauce. Boil mix till its thick.
    Ad Jasmine or any rice for a perfeck meal .
    I Name my Dish “Hapenis ” Chinese for Happines

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