【Braised Pork Hock With Agaricus Mushrooms】
This is a very tasty pork dish that goes well with rice.
Prepare time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 40-45 minutes
Stand time: 4 hours
Serves: 6 servings
1) 1 kg boneless pork hock, diced into 1-inch cubes;
2) 20 dry agaricus mushrooms;
3) 1 tbsp olive oil, 1 green onion chopped to 2-inch length, 10 g fresh ginger sliced, 1 anise star, 2 cloves, 1 tbsp anka sauce (can be substituted with cooking wine),
4) 1 tsp dark vinegar, 1 tsp sugar, 1 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy souce, 1tbsp Yummy House soy sauce (can be substituted with the light soy sauce), 1/2 tsp salt.
1: Soak agaricus mushrooms in cold water for 4 hours (Picture 1), rinse and set aside.
2: Place the diced pork inside InstantPot pressure cooker, fill with boiling water (Picture 2), Press “Sauté” then “Adjust” button to set temperature to “More”. Boil for 2 minutes then rinse under cold water.
2: Clean and dry the inner pot. Press “Sauté” then “Adjust” button to set temperature to “More”. Add 1 tbsp olive oil and sauté green onion, ginger, anise and cloves for 1 minute. Then add anka sauce, and sauté for half minute (Picture 3). Put the pork hock meat back into the InstantPot, and sauté for 1-2 minutes (Picture 4). Add soaked agaricus mushrooms and stir well (Picture 5).
3: Add all ingredients of Ingredient 4) and mix well (Picture 6). Cover the lid and place the pressure valve to “Seal” position. Press “Manual” button and set 35 minutes of cooking time (Picture 7).
4: When the program is done, wait another 5 minutes. Slowly release the pressure then open the lid (Picture 8). Select “Sauté” and set temperature to “More”, stir until the sauce is reduced to 1/3.
5: Place the cooked meat into to a serving bowl, serve immediately over rice. Yummy!!