Japanese Style Braised Pork
Super ono, quick and simple meal...full of flavor. You can also add your fovorite vegetables during the last 10 minutes of cooking if you prefer.
- 1 1/2 pounds pork
- 3 tablespoons Aloha shoyu
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 teaspoon miso
- 1 1/2 tablespoons honey
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1/4 cup sake
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
Cut the meat into bite-sized pieces. In a bowl, combine 1 tablespoon of the shoyu, the Worcestershire sauce, the chili-bean sauce, and the honey. Marinate the pork in this mixture for 30 minutes. Remove excess marinade and discard it. Heat a skillet over medium high heat, and add vegetable oil. When the oil is hot, add the pork. Cook until browned.
Into the pot, add sake, sugar, miso and 1/4 cup water. Bring the mixture to a boil, and reduce heat to low and simmer covered for 10 minutes. Add the remaining 2 tablespoons shoyu and rice wine vinegar, sugar, sesame oil and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes until the remaining liquid thickens. Serve over rice!