4 to 6
as a Main Course.
- 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
- Put the piece of meat in a pot with the ginger and enough water to cover. Simmer 1 hour(30 minutes for pork shoulder).
- Drain the pork, let it cool, and cut it lengthwise into 1½-inch pieces. Pat it dry.