In the daily meals of Vietnamese people, it is indispensable for the appearance of braised meat dishes. With the perfect combination of meat, eggs, rich spices, warm colors, it helps to stimulate the taste buds of the people who enjoy it. Let’s go to the kitchen and make the right way to make braised pork according to the instructions below, surely you and your family will have an unforgettable delicious meal.
The ingredients that you need to prepare this dish include:
– Bacon: 500 gr. Choose pieces of thickness, including lean and fat so that the meat can be tender quickly and not too dry during storage.
– Duck eggs: 4 eggs
– Siamese coconut water: 1 liter
– Filtered water: 500ml
– Red onion, scallions, garlic, chili
– Seasoning: fish sauce, seasoning, soup, sugar, pepper, salt
After buying meat, you should rub it with salt to clean and deodorize the meat. Rinse the meat with water several times and then let it dry completely.
Braised meat needs to be sliced thick, you can cut rectangular pieces the size of 3 adult fingers or square pieces with 2 adult fingers. Should be sliced so that the meat has enough lean, enough fat and enough skin.
– Red onions, scallions, peeled garlic, washed peppers (remove seeds) and then minced.
– Put the eggs in a pot of boiling water and peel off the shells. After peeling, you can use a knife and cut the egg lengthwise in half, helping when cooking, the spices will penetrate more deeply into the egg.
You put the meat in a bowl. Start adding 1 tablespoon of seasoning, 2 tablespoons of fish sauce, 2 tablespoons of cooking oil to create a richness, 1/2 teaspoon of sugar, 1 tablespoon of pepper, red onion, minced garlic, mix well with the meat and leave it in. about 30 – 45 minutes.
Win sugar water
Heat the pan first, add 3 tablespoons of sugar and cook until the sugar boils, turns brown, then add another amount of water. When the mixture has thickened, turn off the heat.
You put the pot on the stove, pour a little oil in and then fry the minced garlic and shallots. When the onion and garlic are fragrant, add the meat and stir until the meat is firm, the outside surface of the meat turns dark yellow, then add the sugar water. Next, add 1 liter of coconut water to about 500ml of prepared filtered water so that the meat is submerged. Bring the meat to a boil, but remember to adjust the heat to low so that the meat is cooked slowly and the water does not boil.
You can boil for a while and then turn off the stove for about 30 minutes, repeat about 3 times and then cook the last time to make the meat faster. Normally, the time to store meat will be about 1.5 – 2 hours.
Pay attention to braised meat until soft, reach about 85, 90% desired, then start putting eggs in the same stock. Eggs should not be put into storage early, eggs left to boil for a long time will harden, change color and be less delicious. During the storage process, you taste the seasoning to suit your taste and then turn off the stove. Sprinkle with scallions, minced peppers and a little pepper to add a nutty flavor to the dish.
Do not forget to regularly skim off the foam to make the broth taste more delicate. When storing, you should also not close the lid of the pot so that the gravy is clearer and more eye-catching.
Delicious braised meat has the color of cockroach wings, when eaten, the fat is soft and melts in the mouth, the lean part is also soft and not dry. The piece of meat is both salty and sweet, extremely wasteful.
To display braised meat beautifully, you should put it on a deep plate, the eggs should be cut in half before serving on the plate, so that the yolk is facing up. In addition, you can drizzle gravy on top to make the meat more glossy.
Through the above cooking method, you can confidently make this dish at any time for your family. The meat is fragrant, soft, greasy and imbued with flavor that will surely make your meal attractive and delicious.