Twice-Cooked Pork

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    as a Main Course.
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Chinese Technique

By Ken Hom

Published 1981

  • About


  • 2 pounds fresh side pork (uncured bacon) or pork belly (if side pork is unavailable, boneless shoulder can be used)
  • 2 slices fresh ginger root



  1. Put the piece of meat in a pot with the ginger and enough water to cover. Simmer 1 hour(30 minutes for pork shoulder).

  2. Drain the pork, let it cool, and cut it lengthwise into 1½-inch pieces. Pat it dry.