Spicy Boiled Sliced Pork

(Last Updated on June 13, 2024 by Amiee)

The characteristic of spicy boiled sliced pork lies in its “numbing, spicy, fresh and fragrant” taste. The meat slices are spicy, tender, and easy to chew. When eaten, the meat is tender and the vegetables are fresh. The soup is red and shiny, and the spicy flavor is strong. It is very suitable for rice.

Spicy Boiled Sliced Pork(Spicy Poached Pork Slices), known as Shuizhu Pork(水煮肉片), is a traditional dish originating from Sichuan Province in China. This dish dates back to the Qing Dynasty, when a chef created it to satisfy customers’ craving for spicy flavors. Over the years, Shuizhu Pork has become a classic dish in Sichuan cuisine and has gained popularity nationwide and even globally.

The flavor of Spicy Boiled Sliced Pork is characterized by its numbing spiciness, which comes from Sichuan’s unique peppercorns and chili peppers. The pork slices are tender, the broth is savory, and the addition of bean sprouts and leafy greens makes the dish colorful and aromatic. Due to its rich taste and unique flavor, Shuizhu Pork is beloved by many. It is a common sight in restaurants across China and is also a popular item in Chinese restaurants abroad.

– Spicy Boiled Sliced Pork(水煮肉片)

  • Lean pork, 14 oz
  • Soybean sprouts, 3.5 oz
  • Choy sum, 3.5 oz 

– For stir-frying ginger, garlic and scallion

  • Ginger, 1/4 oz 
  • Garlic, 3 cloves
  • Scallion, 1/2 oz 
  • Oil, 2 tbsp
  • Spicy bean paste, 2 tbsp
  • Water, 1 cup

— For marinating the pork

  • Dark soy sauce, 1 tsp
  • Light soy sauce, 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder, 1 tsp
  • Cooking wine, 1 tsp
  • Salt, 1 tsp 
  • Egg white, 1
  • Potato starch, 2 tbsp

–Heat the oil

  • Oil, 3 tbsp
  • Pepper corn, 30 pieces

1.Slice the lean pork , Mariante the pork with light soy sauce, cooking wine, dark soy sauce, pepper powder, salt, potato starch, and egg white for 3- 5 minutes.

2. The water is boiling, blanch the soybean sprouts and choy sum, transfer to a bowl.

3. Boil the marinated pork slices until cooked through, arrange into the bowl with soybean sprouts and choy sum.

4. Chop the ginger, garlic, and scallion with a blender.

5. Add oil to a wok, stir-fry chopped ginger, garlic and scallion, add spicy bean paste for a while, add water, bring to a boil, then pour into the bowl with pork slices.

6. Add oil to a wok, stir-fry chopped ginger, garlic and scallion, add spicy bean paste for a while, add water, bring to a boil, then pour into the bowl with pork slices.

7. Heat the oil with pepper corn until the oil just starts to smoke, drizzle over the pork slices.

Spicy Boiled Sliced Pork

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 2

Equipment

  • A pot for boiling
  • A wok for stir-frying

Ingredients
  

  • Lean pork, 14 oz
  • Soybean sprouts, 3.5 oz
  • Choy sum, 3.5 oz- For stir-frying ginger, garlic and scallion
  • Ginger, 1/4 oz
  • Garlic, 3 cloves
  • Scallion, 1/2 oz
  • Oil, 2 tbsp
  • Spicy bean paste, 2 tbsp
  • Water, 1 cup
  • — For marinating the pork
  • Dark soy sauce, 1 tsp
  • Light soy sauce, 1 tbsp
  • Pepper powder, 1 tsp
  • Cooking wine, 1 tsp
  • Salt, 1 tsp* Egg white, 1
  • Potato starch, 2 tbsp
  • –Heat the oil
  • Pepper corn, 30 pieces
  • Oil, 3 tbsp

Instructions
 

  • Boil a pot of water, slice the lean pork
  • Mariante the pork with light soy sauce, cooking wine, dark soy sauce, pepper powder, salt, potato starch, and egg white for 3- 5 minutes
  • The water is boiling, blanch the soybean sprouts and choy sum, transfer to a bowl.
  • Boil the marinated pork slices until cooked through, arrange into the bowl with soybean sprouts and choy sum
  • Chop the ginger, garlic, and scallion with a blender.
  • Add oil to a wok, stir-fry chopped ginger, garlic and scallion, add spicy bean paste for a while, add water, bring to a boil, then pour into the bowl with pork slices.
  • Heat the oil with pepper corn until the oil just starts to smoke, drizzle over the pork slices.

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