Nov 28, 2009

Simple Marinated Pork

This is what I made for Thanksgiving (small bite appetizer)-



The whole process is extremely easy,
Especially only little dish washing work is required afterward,
How good can this be?

Marinated pork-



Ingredients?

1 lb of pork loin (cut into bite sizes)
2 stalks of scallion
5 garlic cloves
Few slices of ginger (I used 4)
2 tablespoons of honey
3 tablespoons of soy sauce
2 tablespoons of oyster sauce
2 teaspoons of ponzu sauce
2 teaspoons of sesame oil
Some freshly ground black pepper
Some toasted sesame seeds

How?

Mix all the ingredients together and let it marinate for at least 6 hours, preferably overnight.
I used a Ziploc bag because it's easier to mix the sauce together with the pork,
I also toss the marinade about every 4 to 6 hours, just to make sure that the sauce is soaking in all the pork pieces.

Before cooking,
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit,
Line up aluminum foil in a baking sheet,
Trust me, it saves a lot of dish washing effort later on.

Transfer the pork over, preferably fat side up so you'll get a nice caramelized color with semi-melted fat,
It'll ooze in your mouth later.
You can also add some marinade if desired, I left it out for mine.
Cook for about 35 minutes, or till the edges turned slightly brown.

Let it sit for about 10 minutes before serving,
I sprinkled some toasted sesame seeds,
Just to make me feel better that there's at least one "vegetable" type of ingredient in this dish....(like it'll help...)

Cindy's Rating: 7

12 comments:

  1. Sounds fantastic! The marinade sounds like it will give the pork great flavor. Maybe I should try that mixture with salmon and miso...

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  2. To EatTravelEat~
    Salmon sounds like a good idea! I think it works well on chicken wings too!

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  3. Looks very delicious.....it looks lightly crisp on the outside.

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  4. Awesome! Congrats on being Top 9

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  5. To Tigerfish~
    Charred fatty parts are always welcome!

    To Jeannie~
    Thank you so much!

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  6. ohh this reminds me of the pork my mom makes! yuuummm...

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  7. To and my mom~
    Awwwww somehow I feel honored!

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  8. i can taste the flavor by just looking at it. is it similar to DONGPO ?

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  9. I can almost taste the flavor by just looking at it. Is it similar to DONGPO?

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  10. To Mary Chey~
    Kinda, but the texture is harder since it's oven-baked. I believe there are other recipes in my blog, which you stew the meat instead of roasting it, that'll be similar to dongpo!

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  11. Your blog keeps getting better and better! Your older articles are not as good as newer ones you have a lot more creativity and originality now keep it up!

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  12. Thank you so much!
    I'll do my best to "express" my food experiences to you!!
    Thank you thank you!

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