Sichuan Twice-Cooked Pork

Hui Guo Rou


Preparation info

  • Serves


    as part of a multicourse meal
    • Difficulty


Appears in

Easy Chinese Recipes: Family Favorites From Dim Sum to Kung Pao

Easy Chinese Recipes

By Bee Yinn Low

Published 2011

  • About

Whenever I dine at Sichuan restaurants I always order Sichuan Twice-Cooked Pork or hui guo rou. I have never once questioned or tried to figure out what was meant by “twice-cooked” or hui guo (meaning “returning to wok”). When I was working on this recipe I asked my good friend Mr. Xiong, a restaurateur specializing in Sichuan cuisine, and he taught me the cooking techniques behind this famed Sichuan dish. The “twice-cooked” process basically involved b