Rose’s Kitchen

Braised Pig Trotter With Red Dates


1 pig trotter, deboned

3 cloves garlic

20-30 pieces red dates, stoned

50g lotus seeds

5 pieces dried mushrooms

1 piece star anise

1 piece cinnamon stick

300ml water

4 tbsp light soya sauce

2 tbsp oyster sauce

1/2 tbsp sugar


1 tsp five spice powder

1 tbsp dark soya sauce

2 tbsp light soya sauce

1/2 tsp salt

dash of pepper


1.  Marinate pork trotter with marinade.  Leave aside for 1 hour.

2.  Wash and soak mushrooms for 15 minutes till softened, wash and squeeze dry.  If using dried lotus seeds, soak them in water till softened.

3.  Heat some oil in wok and fry marinated pork trotter till brown.

4.  Add in rest of ingredients and leave to braise over slow fire for 3-4 hours.


January 26, 2007 - Posted by | Meat

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