Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀 is another traditional Taiwanese New Year dish for you – or enjoy it any time of year! It’s a common main course in Taiwan. Many big occasion meals include this dish as it is quite eye-catching on your table. In this lunar new year most families will have this meal because Taiwanese believe it can bring you fortune and energy. It can be kept for good tasty leftovers – if there’s any left at the end of your meal!

Braised pork shank, ready for the table

Braised pork shank, ready for the table

The ingredients 食材 for 4 people;

  • A pork shank

    ingredients

    ingredients

  • carrot
  • mooli
  • Spices: chili, garlic, spring onion, cinnamon, star anise, black pepper, sugar, vegetable starch
  • Sauce: soy sauce, rice wine
  • Serve: on a bed of wilted Chinese cabbage (optional)

Joanne has recorded a how to make Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀 video so you can see and follow the exact chopping sizes, cooking timings and method step-by-step. She talks you through the ingredients and cooking methods in the video – watch it below!

How to make Braised Pork Shank 紅燒蹄膀 video

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