Nibuta Chashu

Pork Simmered with Star Anise

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 30

Appears in
Tokyo Cult Recipes

By Maori Murota

Published 2015

  • About


  • 1 leek
  • 3 cm (1¼ in) piece ginger, unpeeled
  • 500 g (1 lb 2 oz)


Cut the leek into 3 sections, slice the ginger into 3 pieces and cut the pork into 2 or 3 pieces. Place all the ingredients except the eggs in a saucepan, ideally one that will hold the pieces of pork in a single layer. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cook the pork for about 30 minutes with the lid on, and then for another 30 minutes uncovered. Take out the pork, but return the