【Braised Pork Hock with Potatoes】
This is a very tasty dish that goes well with rice or noodles.
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 40-45 minutes
Serves: 6 servings
1) 1100g boneless pork hock, diced into 1-inch cubes and rinse under cold water;
2) 7 small potatoes 300g, peeled and rinsed;
3) 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 green onion cut into 2-inch long, 10g fresh ginger sliced, 1 anise star, 2 cloves, 1 tbsp anka sauce (can be substituted with cooking wine),
4) 1 tsp dark vinegar, 1.5 tsp sugar, 2 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy souce, 1tbsp Yummy House soy sauce (can be substituted with light soy sauce), 1/3 tsp salt;
5) 1 tbsp olive oil.
1: Place the diced pork inside the InstantPot pressure cooker, and fill with boiling water (Picture 1). Press “Sauté” then “Adjust” button to set temperature to “More”. Boil for 3-5 minutes then rinse under cold water.
2: Clean and dry the inner pot. Select “Sauté” then set temperature to “More”. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and sauté the rest of Ingredient 3) for 1 minute (Picture 2). Add anka sauce and sauté for another minute (Picture 3). Put the cooked meat back into the InstantPot, and sauté for 1-2 minutes (Picture 4).
3: Add all ingredients of Ingredient 4) and mix well (Picture 5). Cover the lid and place the pressure valve to “Seal” position. Press “Manual” and set 35 minutes of cooking time.
4: Meanwhile, cut small potatoes into 4 equal parts (Picture 6). Rinse under cold water, then pat dry with paper towel. Non-stick sauté pan on high heat, add 1 tbsp olive oil. Cook the potato pieces (Picture 7) until golden brown (Picture8).
5: When the InstantPot program is done, wait another 5 minutes. Slowly release the pressure then open the lid (Picture 9). Remove cooked meat into a bowl and cover to keep warm. Press “Sauté” button on “Normal” temperature. Cook the potato pieces with meat sauce for 7-8 minutes (Picture 10).
6: Place the cooked meat into the InstantPot and gently stir for 1 minute. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately with rice.