Oh my, what a gorgeous presentation — this is the prettiest pork tenderloin I have ever seen! Using a mortar and pestle, smash the garlic and peppercorns to a rough paste. Heat a splash of the extra oil in a wide-based pot over medium heat. Heat oil in a Dutch oven over high heat. Copyright © 2020 Inspired Edibles, All Rights Reserved. Remove skillet from heat and plate the pork and garlic pieces over grain or vegetable of choice (leaving the cinnamon stick and anise behind) but not their amazing flavor. Pour the whisked soy mixture into the skillet along with the water (1 cup) and allow the dish to simmer uncovered for about 1 hour (or more) until the pork has cooked through and the sauce has reduced and darkened somewhat. 5. *Most authentic versions of soy-braised pork tenderloin (Chinese in origin) call for dark soy sauce. Required fields are marked *. ENTER FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN THIS MONTH’S, MILO 3.5-QUART DUTCH OVEN, 5.5-QUART DUTCH OVEN AND 10-INCH SKILLET, Free Milk Street recipes delivered to your inbox each Monday. What a beautiful dish, look so warm and comforting. xx, I intend to make this recipe as soon as I go back home (we are in California at the moment, right now in Big Sur on our way to Los Angeles) – it rained during the night here, and I think maybe some storms are finally going to break in the region, Your email address will not be published. Roast pork, basting with juices every hour, until meat is fork-tender and bones are very loose, 5–5½ hours. Preheat oven to 425°. I love the combination of ingredients and can well imagine how compelling they would be together. Soy-Braised Pork Loin with Star Anise & Cinnamon, 1 pork tenderloin (2.5 pound range), cut into chunky pieces, 10 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce* (or tamari for gluten free version), 8-12 garlic cloves, peeled but left whole, 2 Tbsp coarse sugar, brown sugar works well, For the corn starch slurry: 1 heaping Tbsp corn starch and 4 Tbsp water, « Autumn Oatmeal with Apple, Cranberry & Walnut. Place pork, covered, in oven; reduce oven temp to 300°. I would have the same reaction to skillet prepped pork loin. Haven’t used star anise much…looks like a great opportunity for me :), I first saw this stunner on Pinterest and I immediately pinned the recipe… when I investigated further I found out that it was you! To complete the meal, served with jasmine rice along with a steamed vegetable, such as baby bok choy. Meanwhile, shallow-fry the tofu in the 150ml oil until golden (about three to four minutes), then drain on paper towel. This aromatic dish draws flavors from various Asian and Southeast Asian cuisines. Thank you for raising it in your nutrition notes. Beautiful photos of this dish Kelly – love the tree too. Our family loves it too. In the last 10 minutes of braising, add the tofu, eggs, ginger and lime leaves to the pot. Add pork to pan; cook 5 minutes or until browned, turning … I’m with you in hoping that California gets some well needed rain. Very clever title by the way ‘calm before the storm’ :). You can unsubscribe from receiving our emails at any time. (please thank your son for me). Add the oil and heat until shimmering. So ‘out of the usual’ for this American :). Your email address will not be published. :). At the same time, her recipes are usually very straightforward – my style! Add the marinated pork pieces to the skillet alongside the garlic, cinnamon and star anise, allowing them to brown slightly. Her European roots and flare for Asian cuisine take me outside the North American box and into deliciously different flavors and ideas. Thank you so much for the kind mention and for trying a dish from my blog once again! https://www.177milkstreet.com/recipes/braised-ginger-pork-fast-slow DIY Foot Soak with Tea Tree Oil & Epsom Salt, Cinnamon Spice Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies (GF), Polenta Canapés with Lemon-Basil Tapenade, Apple-Plum Baked Oatmeal (enjoy warm or cold). I think we got .2 inches. Stir through the galangal, star anise, cassia, palm sugar and fish sauce, then return the pork to the pan. Brush the salt off the pork, then brown the meat very well (about three minutes each side). Quick and flavorful? Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Can this recipe be doubled and if so would I need to double the amount of star anise? I have a feeling this might be playing all day. Is it quinoa underneath? I recommend trying this recipe in its current form before adding other aromatics such as ginger, sesame oil, etc. TRY 12 WEEKS OF MILK STREET IN BOTH PRINT AND DIGITAL FOR JUST $1. This recipe is inspired by the Thai dish muu parlow. In fact, I have to be so careful about eating Chinese cuisine for that very reason; as much as I love it, it almost always contains MSG. Slow: 5½ to 6½ hours I react strongly to both MSG and sulphites. Who would have guessed that it could generate such great results and in no time at all compared to roasting in the oven. 25 minutes active. I think it’s an interesting recipe and I want to try it. The nuanced fragrance of the star anise is a standout in this warming autumnal dish with its range of aromatic sweet notes complemented beautifully by the cinnamon and garlic. With over 400 commodities, California is the nation’s most productive agricultural state (as well as a leading world producer) and the country’s sole producer of a dozen crops, including: almonds, artichokes, olives, raisins and walnuts. Add the pork and stir, then distribute in an even layer. I love Sissi’s blog too, her recipes are always so irresistible and I love how she describes them too. SUPERB! 4. Thks for posting it. Hi Mary Anne, I have not tried doubling this recipe so it’s difficult for me to know for certain how it might alter things. I love the creative combination of flavors. I made it with just a few modifications – as you may suspect, I reduced the garlic quite a bit, using 3 cloves, which for us is a lot ;-), at the end of the braising time I tasted the meat and the sauce and decided to add a little salt and a little squeeze of lemon juice – maybe I reduced the sauce too much (cooked for closer to 1 hour and a half), and I thought it was a bit too sweet –, we absolutely loved it! The New Milk Street Cookbook | Order + Save 40%! I cannot believe my eyes!!! Add the two pieces of cinnamon and the star anise to the skillet and. I’m so happy to hear that Sally!