Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Braised Hawaiian Pork over Rice

In response to your requests here is the recipe for Braised Hawaiian Pork.

This will knock your socks off!

Vegetable Stock
1 Lime
2 Lemon Grass stalks
1 Red Bell Pepper - 1 Yellow Bell Pepper
vegetable oil (Grapeseed, Peanut, or Canola - Not Olive)
1 whole hawaiian onion
Chinese 5 Spice
Cracked Red pepper
Water Chestnuts
Coconut Milk (Lite)
Soy Sauce
Brown Sugar
Country Style Boneless ribs

Heat oil in large saute pan (enough oil to cover bottom of the pan)
Saute ribs in a large saute pan over high heat (sear flavor, brown on all sides)
Remove ribs
De-glaze the saute pan by pouring in a little bit of vegetable stock (loosen all pieces of meat and stir)
let stock burn off and add more oil
Stir in chopped onion, ginger (table spoon or more if you like), finely chopped lemon grass (both stalks), and 2 tablespoons of chopped garlic cloves
Add red and yellow bell pepper (cut into strips)

Add 1/4 teaspoon of Chinese 5 Spice
Add 1/4 cracked red pepper


Add ribs back into pan
Add vegegtable stock (2/3 of pan)

1 tblspoon of soy sauce
squeeze in fresh lime juice from lime
Add 1 tablspoon of brown sugar (whisk it in)
Add a drizzle of coconut milk

Simmer for 60 to 80 minutes

Plating the Braised Hawaiian Pork
Place pork ribs over rice
Place pepper strips over meat for garnish and flavor
pour sauce over meat, pepper strips and rice from pan
place 4 to 6 water chestnusts on top of meat and rice
add diced scallions on top
Top with pineapple ring


Larri @ Seams Inspired said...

Yum! I don't eat pork, but will definitely keep this recipe to make for my family who does eat pork. ☺ Thanks so much for sharing. Happy Wednesday! ☺

anthony stemke said...

Delicious recipe, love the groceries used.

Darlene said...

Ohh, a recipe!! Sounds so yummy!!!

welcome to my world of poetry said...

Sounds delicious Gregg. Loved the new colour of your template.

Have a good day.


~Rasz~ said...

Wow Gregg! I have not been out visiting my blog friends for a couple weeks to find you are posting recipes and have a new blog color! Love both!

The recipe sounds wonderful! And your blog looks so regal...absolutely wonderful. Hope you and your family are all well!

Keena said...

looks the new color of your template....have a geat week

Mike said...

That looks pretty scrumptious...with a tall, ice-cold coca cola!

Petra said...

I don't know that I have ever cooked anything with that many ingredients. Wow! I should give it a try.

Persis said...

Thanks for sharing this, Gregg. I'll have to give it a try.