“BELLY”TIM ALA PATATIM
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Serves: 4 servings with steamed rice
2 lbs pork belly
4 tbsp oil
1 lb mushrooms
1 medium size onion, peeled and chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
3 star anise
3 bay leaves
6 cups chicken stock or more until pork is tender
5 spice blend (optional)
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tbsp Knorr Liquid seasoning
2 to 3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tbsp sesame oil
Sear pork belly for 5 minutes until brown but not cooked.
remove pork and set aside.
Uncover and add oil then saute mushrooms for a minute.
Add onions and garlic and cook for 1 minute.
Add star anise, bay leaves and cook for 2 minutes.
Add stock and bring to a boil.
Add 5 spice blend.
add soy sauce and Knorr liquid seasoning
Add ground pepper and brown sugar.
Add pork back and bring to a boil.
Add sesame oil.
Cover and cook for 25 minutes or until pork is tender.
Add potatoes and carrots.
Cook for 10 minutes until potaoes are tender.
Keep cooking for 1 minute.