Shredded Pork With Sweet Bean Sauce

Shredded Pork with Sweet Bean Sauce is reddish in color, with distinctive Beijing sauce flavor.

Being a well-known traditional Beijing dish,

Shredded Pork with Sweet Bean Sauce is made of lean pork with sweet bean sauce produced by Liu Bi Ju – one of the famous old soy-sauce shops in Beijing. Green onion is also necessary for this dish both as decoration and fixing, eaten raw with the cooked pork shreds.

Ingredients for Shredded Pork With Sweet Bean Sauce:
lean pork, 250 g
green onion, 100 g
Preparation: Cut the lean pork into shreds after being cleaned with water, and place onto a plate. Clean and cut the green onion into shreds, arrange two thirds of them in a layer on a plate, and place the left on a separate place.

Seasonings for Shredded Pork With Sweet Bean Sauce:
ginger shreds
pepper powder
sweet bean sauce
cooking wine
soy sauce
sesame oil
tomato ketchup
white sugar

Note: the amount of the seasonings listed above can be appropriately used according to one’s personal taste.

Directions to cook Shredded Pork With Sweet Bean Sauce:
1.Coating the lean pork shreds by adding in salt, pepper powder, cooking wine and soy sauce, mix well. Pour them into a soup bowl or a small basin, add a little bit water, mix them again and let stand for 10-15 minutes. Then crack the egg in it, and add in some cornstarch and cooking oil, stir well.
2.Combine ingredients for sweet bean sauce in another bowl by adding in some sesame oil and white sugar, set aside.
3.Place a wok over high heat until hot. Add some cooking oil and add in the coated pork shreds when the oil is hot. Stir-fry on medium heat for about 2 minutes when the pork shreds look yellowish-white. Turn off the heat and pick them out of the wok through a colander and place on a bowl to remove the excess oil. Leave some cooking oil in the wok, swirling to coat the sides. Turn on the heat, add in the ginger shreds to be stir-fried for about 10 seconds when fragrant. Add the fried pork shreds, prepared sweet bean sauce and tomato ketchup. Stir-fry them for 1-2 minutes until all of the pork shreds turn reddish and 100% cooked.
4.Turn off the heat, pick the pork and ginger shreds out of the wok, and place them onto the plate with a layer of green onion shreds. Sprinkle the left green onion shreds on finally.

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