Pork Steamed with Har Cheong

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Appears in
Chinese Heritage Cooking

By Christopher Tan and Amy Van

Published 2018

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A simple, traditional homestyle dish. For the best results, use pork belly that is not too fatty, but has even layers of meat and fat. Good quality salted prawn (shrimp) sauce (har cheong) should be pale purple-grey in colour and saltily aromatic; a little goes a long way. Rich in natural flavour-enhancing proteins, it brings out the savouriness of the pork. Serve this with white rice, a stir-fried green vegetable and steamed egg or a fried omelette for a simple but very satisfying m