Aromatic braised pork
(at time of publication)
- 750g lean pork pieces
- ¼ cup salt-reduced soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice
- 2 tablespoons brown sugarlight brown cane sugarX
- ½ teaspoon dried chilli flakes
- 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
- 1 cup water
- To serve
- 2 ½ cups brown rice
- 6 cups broccoli florets
- 6 cups kale or silver beet
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon salt-reduced soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons water
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 Preheat slow cooker and turn to low. Combine all pork ingredients in slow cooker. Cook on low for 7-8 hours or on high for 4 hours.
2 Remove pork from slow cooker using a slotted spoon. Skim any fat from remaining sauce or use a fat separator jug. Discard fat.
3 Turn slow cooker to ‘saute’ for 8 minutes. Or place sauce in a pan over a medium heat, bring to the boil then reduce heat and simmer for about 8 minutes until sauce is slightly reduced. Add pork to sauce and heat through if necessary.
4 Cook rice following packet directions. Steam or microwave broccoli and kale until tender. Mix sesame oil, soy sauce and water together and use to dress greens. Sprinkle sesame seeds on top. Serve pork over rice, with greens on the side.
Make it gluten free: Use gluten-free soy sauce and check spice is gluten free.
If you are on the low FODMAP diet choose a Chinese five spice that does not contain garlic powder.
Nutrition Info (per serve)
Total fat 10g
–Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 8g
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