Instant Pot Braised Pork with Rice
- Yield: 6
- Servings: 6
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 40m
- Ready In: 50m
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Saturated Fat20.0 g
Trans Fat2.0 g
Unsaturated Fat0.7 g
Instant pot braised pork with rice. Cooking a braised pork dish in an Instant Pot is a quick, easy, and perfect weeknight meal. This recipe tastes like it’s been cooking for hours, but it’s ready in less than an hour.
Here are a few tips for prepping the pork belly:
In order to prepare pork belly, it is best to freeze it for 15 minutes before cutting. This will make the meat firmer and easier to slice. Slice the pork belly in sections and leave the meat you are not working on in the freezer until you are ready for it.
If you want to cut your pork belly into thin slices, be sure to sharpen your knife before cutting. The skin should always be facing down while you are cutting.
What is the taste of braised pork like?
Braised pork is a dish that is cooked in liquid, usually water or broth. It is usually cut into chunks and then simmered until the meat becomes tender. The taste of braised pork can vary depending on the type of cooking liquid used, the seasonings added, and the length of time it is cooked.
What is the best way to serve this dish?
To serve braised pork, it can be served with rice or pasta as well as vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower.
What are the benefits of cooking a braised pork dish in an Instant Pot?
The Instant Pot is a pressure cooker that has been designed to be used as a multi-purpose kitchen appliance. The Instant Pot cooks meat, vegetables, and even rice in a fraction of the time it would take to cook them on the stovetop or oven.
It is an excellent way to prepare braised pork dishes because it can cook the meat for hours without drying it out. Braising is a cooking technique where the meat is first seared on all sides and then cooked in liquid at a low temperature. This ensures that the meat stays moist and tender while still developing a rich flavor from all of those tasty brown bits that develop from searing.
What is the difference between cooking a pork dish in an instant pot and a slow cooker?
The main difference between cooking a pork dish in an instant pot and the slow cooker is that the instant pot provides a faster cooking time.
Cooking in an Instant Pot versus Slow Cooker:
– Cooking time: The cooking time for a pork dish in an instant pot is shorter than the cooking time for the same dish in a slow cooker.
– Cost of electricity: An Instant Pot uses less electricity than a slow cooker.
Instant Pot Braised Pork with Rice
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- 2 poiunds (960 g) pork belly, chopped
- 1 cup chopped yellow onion
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) soy sauce
- 1/4 cup (60 ml) dark soy sauce
- 1½ tablespoons Five Spice Powder
- 2½ tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup (125 ml) Chinese cooking wine
- 3 cups (750 ml) water
Saute chopped pork belly and chopped onions in an electric instant pot for 2-3 minutes, or until the pork is no longer pink and the onion is golden. Pout in the soy sauce, dark soy sauce, cooking wine, then add five-spice powder and sugar. Mix well.
Pour in 2 cups (500 ml) of water. Close the pot and lock the lid. Set the machine to cook at high pressure. Set the timer to cook for 20 minutes
Using the Quick Release method, bring pressure to normal. Carefully unlock and open the lid. Stir braised pork well before serving. Serve over the cooked rice.