Pork With Salted Vegetables 梅菜扣肉 ( Mei Cai Kou Rou)

Cooking For Fun

This is the first time for me to try this dish. Main ingredients for this dish are Mei Cai and pork belly.

Mei Cai is a kind of preserved vegetable. I bought from local supermarket. There is a lot of salt on the surface of Mei Cai. I need to rinse salt off first. Then soak in water. Change water several times till water becomes clean. Drain the vegetable. Squeeze all the water out and chop them.

For the pork part, better choose pork belly in square shape. It will be easier to cut it into thin slices. I only find the rectangle kind. It really takes me some time to cut it.

1. Put pork belly in a pot. Add in enough water. Drizzle a little cooking wine, add in ginger slices and star anise. Turn on the heat. Cook for 15-20 mins or till chopsticks can easily go…

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