Soy Poaching Liquid

Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

Appears in

Cooking One on One

Cooking One on One

By John Ash

Published 2004

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Ingredients

  • 3 cupswater
  • ¾ cupdark soy sauce
  • cupsugar
  • cupChinese black vinegar (see Note) or balsamic vinegar
  • 4 tablespoonspeeled and chopped fresh ginger
  • 4 large garlic cloves, bruised
  • Juice and half the peel of 1 medium orange
  • ¾ teaspoonfennel seeds
  • 1 large star anise
  • 1 3-inchpiece cinnamon stick
  • ¼ teaspooncrushed hot chile flakes

Method

Combine all the ingredients in a deep saucepan and simmer for 5 minutes.