What is twee bak used for?

Also known as Pork Shoulder, our Pork Twee Bak is tender and soft, perfect for making any dish. Imported from Indonesia (Bulan Island), our fresh pork is butchered and packed in Singapore to ensure optimal freshness for your cooking needs.

Which part of the pig is twee Bak?

Pork Butt Classically made with pork belly, her version instead contained luscious and tender pieces of Twee Bak, also known as Pork Butt. But this butt we speak of does not come from the rear end of the hog – it is cut from the shoulder instead.

How do you make braised pork with soy sauce?


  1. Fry meat cubes in hot oil until lightly browned.
  2. Add onion and garlic.
  3. Reduce heat and saute for 5 minutes, until onion is soft.
  4. Combine soy sauce, sugar, and water.
  5. Stir into meat mixture.
  6. Simmer, covered, 40 minutes.

Can you have too much liquid when braising?

Using too much liquid will dilute the flavour of your stew, leaving you with a sauce lacking in both body and taste. Keep in mind the meat will release about a third of its weight in the form of fat and juice into the braising liquid as it cooks. Add only enough liquid to come halfway up the meat, no more.

How long should you boil pork belly?

When cooking you need to bring the pork belly to a boil over high heat and then simmer for about 1 hour. You can use a chopstick to poke the pork belly while cooking, and if the chopstick can go through the pork belly, then the pork belly is ready.

How do you make braised pork with eggs?

Bring the pork belly to boil before adding the hard-boiled eggs, fried tofu, soy sauce, sweet soy sauce and dark soy sauce. Lower the heat to medium and braise the pork for 30 minutes or so until the pork belly is is cooked through and become tender. Add salt to taste.

Should you stir while braising?

Add the braising liquid, stirring and scraping up any browned bits from the bottom of the pot with a wooden turner. These bits are flavor bombs. When they’re dissolved in the cooking liquid they enrich the entire dish.

What is Chinese braised pork belly?

Chinese braised pork belly, or hong shao rou, is one of the most popular dishes in China, and for good reason! Each bite melts in your mouth and explodes with the amazing flavor of the sweet and savory sauce!

What are the best tips for braising pork belly?

Pork belly is excellent for braising because it is tender and has the melt in the mouth texture after braising, resulting from the melting of fat interlaced between the lean meat. The best size for the pork pieces is one-inch cubes. It takes much longer to cook until tender for pieces larger than this size.

What is braised pork belly with Arrowhead?

Cantonese Style Braised Pork Belly with Arrowhead Root (慈菇焖腩肉) is a traditional dish often served at Chinese New Year. Braised Pork Belly with Arrowhead is super easy to make with only 8 ingredients!

How to cook pork belly with Shaoxing wine?

Rinse the pork belly and pat dry. Place it skin-side down on a tray, and rub the shaoxing wine into the meat (not the skin). Mix together the salt, sugar, five spice powder and white pepper. Thoroughly rub this spice mixture into the meat as well. Flip the meat over so it’s skin-side up.

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