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Pork Balls with Green Peppers and Black Bean Sauce

Pork Balls with Green Peppers and Black Bean Sauce - Chinese Recipes For All

These definitely won't disappoint!

Pork balls, what more could you want? The black bean sauce goes so well with it and makes for an extremely tasty dish.

Time: Prep 15 mins / Cooking 16 mins

Difficulty: Average

Mild

Ingredients

Serves 2

For the pork balls:

  • 250g minced pork
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2tsp salt
  • 1/2 egg, beaten
  • A pinch of white pepper

For the dish:

  • 1/2 onion, cut into chunks
  • 1 green pepper, chopped into chunks
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed and diced
  • 2 tsp fermented black beans
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp soy sauce, or to taste
  • 1/2 tsp cornflour mixture (Mix together ½ tsp cornflour, 1 tbsp water)

Preparation

1

Prepare the onion, green pepper and garlic clove for the dish. Make up 1/2 tsp cornflour mixture.

2

For the pork balls, prepare the spring onion and beat 1/2 egg.

Ready? Let's cook!

1

Put your mince pork meat in a bowl. Add in spring onion, cornflour, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, salt and white pepper. Mix this together well. Then add in 1/2 beaten egg and mix this in.

2

Roll approx 12 pork balls.

3

Heat 1 tbsp oil in wok on medium-high heat.

4

Place pork balls into the wok. Cook for 4 minutes on one side until brown. Cook for 4 minutes on the other side. Add in 3 tbsp water and place lid on and cook for further 4 minutes. Set aside pork balls.

5

Using same pan, it's up to you whether to wash the wok before this step, if it's relatively dry then you won't need to. Heat 1 tbsp oil in wok on high heat until hot.

6

Fry onions and the green peppers for 1 minute.

7

Add the diced garlic and the fermented black beans and fry for 30 seconds.

8

Add the pork balls and fry for 1 minute.

9

Add in 4 tbsp water, the sugar and salt and mix in.

10

Mix together the cornflour mixture and slowly pour in a little at a time. Once the sauce thickens stop adding. If you’ve added too much and the sauce is too thick, add a little water back in to loosen it.

11

Add soy sauce and fry for another 30 seconds.

12

Serve.

Done! 祝您好胃口!

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