Excellent Jelly Crystalline Pork Trotters (Own Created Recipe) on 20Jul2018

my own crystalline pork trotters

had excellent trotters at 苏小柳 dimsum at basement of crystal galleria mall 晶品 in shanghai on 17.6.2018.

苏小柳 pig trotters  the best perfect texture..superb = best dish for me….

braised pork trotters

braised pork trotters

decided to experiment my own created recipe for a crystalline pork trotters. 🙂

i boiled & cleaned trotters to remove scump.

then placed in corelle pot, added 1 tbsp flat sugar, 1tbsp flat salt, 1tbsp white vinegar, 4-5tbsp shaoxing wine

& placed in a 130degC oven for 6-7hrs.

this method model after serious eats japanese chashu pork recipe. 🙂

jelly crystalline pork trotters

after cool down, placed in fridge overnight, the gelatinous liquid will coagulate to become a jelly pork trotters.

the result was excellent- gelatinous, very tasty flavours, excellent bite & tasty jelly.

the trotters were very tender, tasty & yet with excellent bite & mouth feel 口感.

crytalline pork trotters

crytalline pork trotters

this method creates a jelly trotters.

for just crystalline trotters w/o jelly, remove trotters & placed in a ziploc bad in the fridge overnight.

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P.S.

i made some jelly pork trotters for JH family

they not used to jelly trotters so heat up…the trotters a bit soft when heated up, but quite perfect when taken chilled as they held together yet very tender.

c.h.e.f andy

Ingredients:

  • 2 pig trotters chopped into convenient sizes
  • 1 tbsp flat sugar
  • 1 tbsp flat salt
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar
  • 4-5 tbsp shaoxing wine

Directions:

  1. boil & clean trotters to remove scum.
  2. then place in corelle (oven proof) pot, add 1 tbsp flat sugar, 1tbsp flat salt, 1tbsp white vinegar, 4-5tbsp shaoxing wine
  3. then place in a 130degC oven for 6-7hrs.
  4. after cool down, place in fridge overnight, the gelatinous liquid will coagulate to become a jelly pork trotters.
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