Pork Recipes

Braised Oysters and Pork recipe

Hereís a traditional Eastern dish you wonít find at most Chinese take-out joints. Itís worth the time to find dried oysters and mushrooms for this delicate and delectable recipe.

Ingredients:

12 dried oysters
4 dried black mushrooms
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
¼ cup boneless pork butt, cut into ½-inch cubes
1 cup bamboo shoots, sliced
1 clove garlic, crushed
2 cups chicken or beef broth
3 tablespoons cold water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions:

1) Soak oysters and mushrooms in two separate small bowls of water to cover until soft. Drain and set aside.

2) Heat oil in a large skillet over medium. Add pork; cook until no longer pink, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.

3) Add bamboo shoots and garlic to skillet; cook until softened, stirring occasionally, about 3 minutes. Add reserved oysters and mushrooms; stir well.

4) Add broth to skillet; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce to a low simmer, cover, and cook 1 hour.

5) Combine water, cornstarch, and soy sauce in a small bowl; whisk well. Add to pork mixture; stir well until thickened, about 3 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper; serve.

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Published: February 1, 2011
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